CCE Flock Talks - Preparing Poultry for Winter

Event Details


November 17, 2021


7pm - 8pm


Online Webinar - Zoom


Cornell Livestock Program Work Team

Amy Barkley

CCE Flock Talks Presents:

Preparing Poultry for Winter

Wednesday, November 17th, 7pm - 8pm


The leaves are rapidly falling, and the first frosts have bitten many areas across the state. While we haven't received our first flakes of snow yet, winter is going to be here before we know it, and we want to make sure our poultry are prepared. Join Michelle Proscia, Agricultural Educator of CCE-Sullivan and Amy Barkley, Livestock and Beginning Farm Specialist with the SWNY Dairy, Livestock, and Field Crops Program, as they share advice for getting chickens, turkeys, guineas, and waterfowl ready for the long months ahead.

Topics will include:

  • Winter and it's Effects on Bird Biology
  • Housing Management
  • Managing your Flock Through Winter
  • Feeding the Flock in Cold Weather
  • Predator Risks and Mitigation Strategies


This free class is sponsored by the Cornell Livestock Program Work Team. Interested? You can register here: A copy of the recording and notes will be sent to all registrants following the class.


This class is part of the Cornell Cooperative Extension Flock Talk Series, which recurs on the 4th Wednesday of each second month. Interested in getting on our mailing list to hear about upcoming Flock Talks? Sign up here!

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