News Release

For immediate release - August 25, 2014

Chicken University @ Your Library

The Lake County Library System and the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Extension are partnering to bring a series of free programs at the library on agriculture, human and natural resources, and the life sciences.

September 17, at 2 p.m. in the W. T. Bland Public Library in Mount Dora there will be an abbreviated version of the popular Chicken University. This is a class designed to provide the small scale chicken owner with information on biology, nutrition and reproduction. Participants will learn about getting started, housing chickens, and processing eggs, choosing the right breed, designing the backyard coop and more.

The program is presented by Megan Brew, Lake County Livestock and Natural Resource agent. Ms. Brew holds a M.S. in Animal Nutrition from the University of Florida. Please register by calling the library at 352-735-7180 x 5.

All programs are free. Space is limited so registration is requested. Please register by calling the library.

Lake County Extension is a division of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences in conjunction with the Lake County Board of County Commissioners. Extension provides access to the latest research on more than 2,000 subjects of interest.


 

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Media contact:
Judy Buckland
Program Coordinator
352-253-6167
jbuckland@lakeline.lib.fl.us

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