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Scratching Below the Surface: 

Hands-On Egg Production Workshops


Join University of Idaho Extension for an in-depth workshop on poultry egg production and marketing!

In this workshop you will:

- Tour poultry housing and discuss pros and cons of designs to help determine your specific poultry infrastructure needs

- Practice candling and grading eggs

- Understand how to design efficient egg collection, cleaning, and packaging systems

- Discuss egg enterprise budgets

- Create a marketing strategy for your product

This workshop is being offered in 2 locations:

Sandpoint, ID and Tetonia, ID

Sandpoint, ID

June 14th & 15th

4 - 6:30 pm 

$20 per person or $30 per couple

Registration includes class handouts, snacks, and drinks.

Scholarships available.

June 14th: Part 1

University of Idaho's Sandpoint Organic Agriculture Center

June 15th: Part 2

Four Seasons Farm - Priest River, ID

Workshop Contact: Jennifer Jensen or 208-263-8511

Tetonia, ID

June 18th

9 am - 2 pm 

$20 per person or $30 per couple

Registration includes class handouts, snacks, and drinks.

Bring your own brown bag lunch.

Scholarships available.

Dusty Hound Farms

Tetonia, ID

Workshop Contact: Jennifer Werlin or 208-354-2961

4 Thursday evening class sessions | Live via Zoom

Next Offering: Winter 2023

From baby chicks to laying hens and drumsticks – are you looking to explore and expand your skills in small-scale poultry production? This course guides beginning producers through the process of raising poultry for profit. We will cover goals and record keeping, to bird nutrition and housing, egg handling, and meat processing. Join Extension Educators and poultry farming professionals for this comprehensive experience that’s something to crow about!

Scratching Below the Surface: 

Idaho Small-Scale Poultry Production Online Course

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 Rebecca Mills

Colette DePhelps


The University of Idaho is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and educational organization. We offer our programs to persons regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, sexual orientations or disability. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information or reasonable accommodations need to contact Mackenzie Lawrence ( or 208-885-0984) two weeks prior to the event.


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