Hi there- I'm a professor at UMD - College Park. We live in Takoma Park and...
Hi there- I'm a professor at UMD - College Park. We live in Takoma Park and already have some backyard chickens. I am hoping to add around 3-4 new pullets. Do you have any girls I can buy? I am not picky. Just want healthy good layers. (Thanks, Dina
Montgomery County Maryland
We have a couple of suggestions for you.
First off, you might check with your local extension office and see if their 4H program has contacts for you. Here is their page: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/directory/Section.cfm?SN=%206.17
Chuck Schuster is out of Montgomery County and takes poultry questions: http://www.agnr.umd.edu/directory/Bio.cfm?ID=cfs
If those don't work, contact Dale Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org 301 432-2767 Ext(325). He is in Keedysville, but is a poultry expert.
You might also check Facebook if you are on it, as it looks like chicken enthusiasts are active in PG and Montgomery county.