Please join the MSPCA at Nevins Farm for these special lecture and practicum events!
This program is intended for animal professionals, farm bird enthusiasts, and members of the public who want to learn more about caring for and establishing a backyard poultry flock. Practicums will offer a unique opportunity for hands-on learning in the Nevins Farm chicken coop.
Lecture topics covered will include how to establish a successful flock, nutrition and housing, free roaming flocks, basic handling and safety. The lecture will be presented by Pam Nixon, Assistant Barn Manager at the MSPCA at Nevins Farm.
Lecture: Sunday, February 22
12 - 3pm
Rogers Education & Training Room
Noble Family Adoption Center
(large yellow building)
400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844
Practicums: Saturday, March 7
Sunday, March 22
Saturday, April 11
Sunday, April 19
Saturday, May 16
Sunday, May 31
All practicums will take place at the chicken coop at Nevins Farm from 10am - 1pm
Registration costs for the lecture is $20, $10 for the practicum. The practicum is capped at 6 attendees for each date and requires pre-registration online.
For questions about registration, please contact Julia Pesek at JPesek@mspca.org or (978) 687-7453 x 6161.
To see some of our adoptable animals, including our barn birds, click here.