Glenn Drowns and his wife conserve and promote rare breeds and varieties of turkeys, ducks, geese, and chickens at their Sand Hill Preservation Center in Calamus, Iowa. Glenn has raised standard turkey varieties since 1989, and he received the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy’s Breed Conservation Award in 1999 for his contributions to the identification and survival of rare turkeys. Drowns is the author of Storey’s Guide to Raising Poultry.
This short course on getting started in raising poultry will cover all poultry, from day-olds to managing adults. Workshop topics will include selecting housing, feeds and breeds.
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Glenn Drowns has raised all types of poultry for the last 45 years. The author of Storey's Guide to Raising Poultry, 4th edition, he currently owns and manages Sand Hill Preservation Center (where more than 230 breeds of rare and heritage poultry are maintained).
Visit www.sandhillpreservation.com for more information.