CRESTVIEW — Tractor Supply Company in Crestview will host a backyard poultry information event.

Attendees can engage in a number of activities centered on learning how to care for and manage an at-home flock from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. April 8 at the store, 320 James Lee Blvd. W., Crestview.

"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," Rosalind Viall, manager, said. "Our goal is to ensure that anyone who's interested in raising a backyard flock has the resources and information needed to do so."

The company has all items needed to raise poultry, including starter kits, feeders, bedding, heat bulbs and lamps, coops, according to a store media release. And for the poultry enthusiast, an expanded selection of poultry products is available at

In addition to the main event, attendees may enjoy a pet adoption section and poultry clinic. The Pins & Mutts Adoption group will be on site from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Northwest Florida Great Dane Rescue will be there 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Call the store at 682-0945 for details.