WORCESTER PA – Ever thought about raising chickens, or have questions about a personal flock? Visit historic Peter Wentz Farmstead on May 10 (2014; Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 2030 Shearer Rd. for answers and to learn more about aspects of, and differences in, raising chickens between the 18th century and today.
The farmstead has a small flock of chickens in its chicken yard. The animals have long been valued for their eggs, feathers, and meat. Join Wentz farmers in an open discussion about breeds of chickens, feed, water, housing, and other details.
For more information about this program and others, call the farmstead at 610-584-5104.
Peter Wentz Farmstead is a restored 18th century Pennsylvania German historic site owned and operated by Montgomery County PA, which receives support from the Peter Wentz Farmstead Society. The site is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Guided tours are held every 45 minutes. Events are held rain or shine. There is no admission charge.