Team 4-H Hosts Event About Raising Chickens In County

Los Alamos County Animal Control Ofc. Tom Beyer,discusses the rules and regulations for raising chickens within the County. Courtesy photo

4-H News:

Team 4-H hosted a Backyard Poultry Tour Saturday at which more than 20 people attended and participated in the self-guided tour.

Speakers included Del Jimenez, NMSU Cooperative Extension Service Agricultural Specialist; Tom Beyer, Los Alamos County Animal Control Officer; and Laural Hardin of Pet Pangea.

Topics included Raising Poultry for Beginning Farmers, Los Alamos County Regulations for Backyard Chickens and Supplies for Raising Poultry. Following the discussion, participants toured local poultry coops and met with owners.

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