March 13, 2023
Workshop at Hunter’s Home to Focus on Historic Chicken Care Practices
PARK HILL, Okla. — Learn about historic chicken care practices during a workshop at Hunter’s Home in Park Hill on Saturday, March 18, from 10–11 a.m. Many of the practices are still being used at the historic home.
The workshop will cover the basics of caring for free-range chickens, including keeping the animals watered and fed, tracking where they lay eggs and luring the flock back into the chicken coop to roost. Participants can also meet the new Faverolle chicks at Hunter’s Home. Faverolle chickens are known for their beards and feathered legs and feet.
This workshop is free with the regular cost of admission. It is recommended for ages 13 and up.
Call 918-456-2751 for more information. Hunter’s Home is located at 19479 E. Murrell Home Rd. in Park Hill. Visit www.okhistory.org/huntershome to view admission prices.
Hunter’s Home is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.
Editor’s Note: Photos of Hunter’s Home are available upon request.