TOWN 'N COUNTRY, Fla. — If you've ever been interested in raising your own backyard chickens but aren't sure where to start, Town 'n Country's Sweetwater Organic Community Farm has you covered.
The farm is hosting a 101 course on the basics of raising chickens on Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. Tickets are $35.
According to the event description, the course will cover the following:
- Breeds to consider
- What age to get your chicken
- What to know about chicks
- What chickens can do for you
- How many you should have
- Hillsborough County's rules on chicken keeping
- Types of coops, coop spaces, nesting boxes
- What to feed chickens
Click here for more information and to register for the event.