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Backyard Chicken Care 201 Webinar
May 31, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Come join a webinar by SEMAP and “The Chickeness” Khrysti Smyth Barry of Yardbirds Backyard Chickens for a more advanced topics in chicken care. Learn more about coop upgrades, health issues and troubleshooting, integrating replacement birds into an existent flock and whatever questions folks might have. Course materials will be provided. Come find out whether keeping chickens might be a good addition to your garden, your school, your kitchen, and your community’s overall health and wellbeing.
Bio: Khrysti Smyth Barry (AKA The Chickeness) has been an urban backyard chicken farmer since 2009 and is the founder of Yardbirds Backyard Chickens. With a lifetime of animal husbandry, five years as a veterinary technician, and two degrees in Wildlife Ecology, Khrysti offers a wide range of services and information including classes, chicken care trainings, coop and chicken consultations, chicken brokering, help with permits, and occasionally even regular on-site coop maintenance and health check-up services. She has consulted for multiple Boston-area cities on their chicken-related zoning regulations, and lately she has been a strong advocate for chickens’ helpful role as garden work-birds – happily consuming all your weeds, bugs, thinned seedlings, dead leaves, grass cuttings, etc., and turning it all into amazing compost – while still adding delicious and healthy egg protein to your homegrown bounty.
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