Back to All Events

Pastured Poultry

  • Pamunkey Indian Reservation 1140 Pocahontas Trail King William, VA, 23086 United States (map)

Pastured Poultry

Saturday, March 16, 2019

3PM -6PM

Pamunkey Indian Reservation

1140 Pocahontas Trail

King William, Virginia

This educational workshop is free and open to the public.


This workshop will demonstrate several methods to reduce the financial risk of losing birds due to ground and air predators.  Attendees will participate in constructing a low cost chicken tractor (mobile coop) as well as receive instruction on the components required to build and install your own solar powered electrified poultry netting.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive information on all aspects of raising pastured poultry. 

Presentations and demonstrations for this workshop will be led by Ethan Brown, tribal member, and Tracy Porter, VSU Small Farm Outreach Program Agent.

Attendees should plan to meet promptly at 2:45 PM at the Tribal Office.
Please bring your own leather gloves, eye protection and ear plugs. Dress for the weather—this is a rain or shine event held outdoors.

For more information, contact Small Farm Outreach Program Agent Tracy Porter at (804) 481-2566 or or call the Small Farm Outreach Program office at (804) 524-3292.

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in this activity, please contact the Small Farm Outreach Program office ( or call (804) 524-3292 / TDD (800) 828-1120 during business hours of 8 am. and 5 p.m. to discuss accommodations five days prior to the event.

Earlier Event: March 16
Code Your World
Later Event: March 18
Pond Management