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Sep19

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6:30pm-
7:30pm

Pints & Plants
Bell Community Coop
3871 Bell
Saint Louis, MO 63108

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Pints ‘n’ Plants:  Backyard Chickens
Wednesday, August 21
6:30pm – 7:30pm


Bell Community Coop, 3871 Bell, 63108


Speaker:
Dr. Gordon Ballam

Purina Animal Nutrition LLC

Director of Lifestyle Innovation and Technical Services

Chickens can be fun and practical pets that truly earn their keep, but it’s important to know what responsibilities are involved for the safety and sustainability of your flock. Join us to learn from Purina Animal Nutrition’s Dr. Gordon Ballam’s 30 years of experience working in animal nutrition research, including raising chickens and other poultry, so that you are equipped to to launch a chicken keeping hobby confidently and responsibly. Topics will include basic care considerations including shelter, food, and water needs, predator protection, common health concerns, hen selection, growth and development, and egg production and storage.

This event is free and open to the general public. Free street parking available.  For more information, contact Hannah at 588-9600 x104.

For more information please contact Hannah Reinhart, Community Development Coordinator at hannah@gatewaygreening.org

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