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Welcome to the CSU Extension Office in Douglas County. Our goal is to assist you with any questions you may have whether it is about gardening, wildlife, 4-H or any other needs.

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Click HERE to learn more about our School & Community programs

Educational Lessons and Videos

Incubator Set-Up Video

Candling Demonstration Video
Egg Candling 2021

Eggs-periments! Video
Egg Strength Test #1
Egg Strength Test #2
Sink or Float
Egg-cellently Hard Boiled
Making Chalk

Name A Chick Contest

Check out this story from CBS 4 Denver about our program!

Recording from the April 2020 hatch 

Additional Resources

Learn about our egg supplier, Serenity Sprouts Farm: 

Rooster Re-Homing
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Backyard Chickens: The Basics
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Considerations for Raising Chickens on your Property (Recorded Webinar)
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Home Produced Chicken Eggs
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Poultry Equipment & Housing Plans
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Small Acreage Management: Animals Webpage & Information
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Raising Chickens in Urban Environments: Oregon State Extension Service (Oregon State University)
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Living on the Land: Backyard Chicken Coop Design (Oregon State University)
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Small and Backyard Flocks (
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