Poultry Expert Darrin Karcher, Ph.D. Discusses The Chickens: How To Keep Them Happy

Sunday, October 21 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM | Pittsfield Branch

Join Dr. Darrin Karcher, of Michigan State University's Department of Animal Science, and learn about basic management and care of chickens such as brooding, nutrition, lighting, disease management and ventilation. He will also discuss the evolution of the chicken from Red Jungle Fowl (which is thought to be the ancestor of the domestic chicken) to today. This event is cosponsored by The Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor.

Dr. Karcher will return to Pittsfield Branch on Sunday, November 18 for a related discussion entitled The Eggs: What You Don't Know.

Look here for resources on chickens and chicken keeping at AADL.