The Scoop on the Coop

Saturday, February 24 › 9:30-11 a.m.

Columbia Public Library, Friends Room

Is keeping backyard chickens the right fit for your lifestyle? Local expert Bill Ruppert will tell you all about raising and caring for backyard chickens, including their beneficial relationship with your vegetable garden and compost pile. Topics include: understanding the "culture" of chickens; nutrition and general health care; sustainable shelter design; how and where to purchase chicks; preparing for the arrival of your chicks; and more.

Registration: Not required.