Presented by the Midwest’s only chicken consultant, Jennifer Murtoff, attendees will learn about urban homesteading, get answers to questions about raising chickens, caring for adult birds, and find out how to keep their chickens and their neighbors happy.
Commenting on the upcoming class, Green Home Experts owner, Maria Onesto Moran said, “We’re thrilled to have Jennifer share her extensive knowledge with our customers. She’s built a strong reputation as the Midwest’s ‘go-to’ chicken expert. If you have an interest in raising chickens, or want to take your chicken keeping to the next level, you don’t want to miss this class.”
About Jennifer Murtoff -- The Midwest’s only chicken consultant, Jennifer Murtoff provides compassionate, homespun consulting and emergency care for backyard chickens in the Chicagoland area. A farmer’s granddaughter, Jennifer’s passion for fowl developed as she acquired a number of kinds of birds in south central Pennsylvania. Her flock included chickens, ducks, geese, turkeys, quail, peafowl, pigeons, and golden pheasants. She offers information and resources on chicken care from chick to adult, and, while she is not a veterinarian, can provide emergency advice and troubleshooting. Jennifer leads workshops on backyard chickens; does presentations for garden groups, schools, and other interested parties; and assists families with their own flocks. See Home to Roost at http://www.urbanchickenconsultant.wordpress.com, or call (708)524-5038 for more information.
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