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Backyard Chicken Ranching

$40/parent-child pair
$30 members
pre-registration required
April 15, 1:30 PM3:00 PM

Keeping up to three hens as backyard pets in Rochester is legal with a permit. A few hens make quiet, inexpensive and entertaining environmental backyard pets. Learn the ins and outs of caring for your hens during this presentation and tour.

The basics of keeping urban chickens will be presented by Kirk Payne, advocate of backyard chickens and chicken rancher himself. Following the 'how to' discussion, participants will board the Quarry Hill Critter Coach Bus for a parade of local backyard chicken homes.

Class is offered for adults and youth ages 8+ years accompanied by an adult.