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Chicken Parenting: A Primer for First-Timers Severna Park

Apr 7th, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm


Join Homestead’s own Alison James,for a discussion on what to expect when you’re expecting – chicks, that is!

She will cover enrichment, safety and communication (yes, you can communicate with chickens!) to give you a great foundation on which to embark into your new role as a chicken parent.

alison james headshotGrowing up, Alison’s family kept several chickens of all breeds, a pastime she has continued into adulthood. For over 25 years, Alison has enjoyed raising a flock of her own. Although she currently has 9 hens and 1 rooster of various breeds, her favorites are the Buff Orpington and Blue Andalusian. Alison’s chickens play a role in her path towards sustainability. She is learning how to recycle and reuse what is on her property, including chicken manure which will be used to fertilize her garden this spring.

This event is a part of our Chicks on the Loose event. Click here to see what else is going on…

This event is FREE but pre-registration is required. Online registration is open until 5pm the Friday prior to the event. After that, please call 410-798-5000 to inquire about space availability and to register over the phone. Thank you.