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Poultry Production Primer: Webinar

617 Comstock Road, Suite 5
Berlin, VT

Joe Emenheiser, UVM Extension Livestock Specialist, will introduce some basics of chicken biology and how to apply them to ensure healthy, productive birds. The discussion will focus on the digestive and reproductive systems, along with some basics of chicken behavior.

Joe Emenheiser was raised on a small family farm in Pennsylvania. His livestock experience includes managing sheep farms in New York, butchering, genetic evaluation, teaching, and judging. Joe seeks to help Vermont's diversified livestock farms improve their efficiency, product quality, and marketing.

Newcomers to online learning are welcome. All you need to participate is internet access and a computer that you can hear sound through. To participate, please go to http://go.uvm.edu/aemon at about 11:45 a.m. EST on Wednesday. Dec. 10, 2014 and click on the webinar title. For more information, contact newfarmer@uvm.edu or call 802-223-2389x203. If you require accommodations to participate in this program, please let Heidi Krantz know by Nov. 19, 2014 at 802-223-2389 or 1-866-860-1382 (toll-free in VT) or newfarmer@uvm.edu so we may assist you. If you have not participated in a webinar before, we recommend you download the necessary software for free the day before the webinar is scheduled at http://tiny.cc/UVMWebinarCheck.