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Posted on: February 22, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Raising Backyard Chickens Right 101

Interested in raising chickens? Moline Parks is offering a class on March 1 that is required to obtain a City of Moline Urban Chicken license (open to non Moline residents too!). This class is held at the Moline Garden Center (3400 5th Ave).

Learn about:
• Choosing chicken breeds and starting your chicks
• Considerations for building a coop and designing a chicken run
• Overcoming winter weather and pressure from predators
• Flock health and biosecurity
• Handling and selling eggs in Illinois safely and legally

Fee: $25 per person
Class code: 100000-13

Visit out website to register.
Call the Moline Finance Department at 309-524-2070 for permit questions.

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