Nutrena and D&B Supply are partnering up for a FREE thirty minute beginner chicken class at numerous D&B locations to celebrate Chick Days. No need to sign up, just show up!

Also, be sure to find the Nutrena Tour D’ Cluck cut out and enter to win one of many great prizes from Nutrena. Just snap a pic, share on the Nutrena Chicken & Poultry Feed Facebook page and potentially win!

Starting chicks – learn about required equipment from waterers to brooders, the best times to take chicks home, what temperature to keep the brooder, and how often to check baby chicks in the first few weeks.

Here is an outline of what will be covered during the free class:

  • Common parasites – find out how to recognize common poultry lice and mites and what do to do prevent and treat them.
  • Feed – identify good quality chicken feeds, including understanding principles like nutrients over ingredients.
  • Laying hens – learn what it takes to raise your new chicks into productive laying hens, including how to manage the hens’ diet to produce the best and most eggs possible.
  • Meat birds – discover the particulars of raising your own, natural meat birds.

Schedule:

3/11: Ontario: Nutrena Chick Class 5:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m.
3/14: Pendleton: Nutrena Chick Class 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
3/14: Baker City: Nutrena Chick Class 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
3/16: Nampa: Nutrena Chick Class 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
3/17: Meridian: Nutrena Chick Class 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
3/18: Twin Falls: Nutrena Chick Class 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
3/19: Garden City: Nutrena Chick Class 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

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