Growing interest in backyard flocks prompts poultry event at Washington C.H. Tractor Supply

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The birds are back in town! That’s right, the Tractor Supply Co. store in Washington C.H. will host a backyard poultry event on April 8 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

During the event, customers will have the opportunity to engage in a number of activities all centered around learning how to care for and manage an at-home flock.

Participating event partners will include:

– Purina Rep – On site 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

– Chicken Contest – smallest, most colorful, and craziest appearance; on site 12-1 p.m.

– Egg Hunt – On site 1-2 p.m.

“The popularity of raising backyard poultry has continued to grow year after year and it has a lot to do with the convenience of getting fresh eggs right from your own backyard,” said Bob Minzler, manager of the Washington C.H. Tractor Supply store. “Our goal is to ensure that anyone who’s interested in raising a backyard flock has the resources and information needed to do so.”

In addition to the main event, customers will also have the opportunity to enjoy Egg Hunt and Basic Poultry Nutrition.

When it comes to raising backyard poultry, customers can consider Tractor Supply a one-stop shop. All items needed, including starter kits, feeders, bedding, heat bulbs and lamps, coops and more, can be found at their local store. And for the poultry enthusiast, an expanded selection of poultry products is available on

This event is open to the public and will take place at 1650 Columbus Ave. For more information, please contact the Washington C.H. Tractor Supply store at 740-335-0651.

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