Come meet the Chicken Whisperer™ at the Fort Oglethorpe Tractor Supply Co. on Saturday, July 24th from 10:00am to 2:00pm.

Fort Oglethorpe, GA (July 21, 2010) – The backyard chicken movement is sweeping the nation and Fort Oglethorpe is no exception. There are many advantages of keeping a small backyard flock of chickens and you no longer have to live in a farm to benefit from these advantages. As the nations leading expert on the backyard chicken movement, the Chicken Whisperer™ shares his knowledge with others about how to start small backyard flocks of chickens the right way the first time without having to re-invent the wheel.

Chicken WhispererThe Chicken Whisperer™ will be broadcasting his radio show, Backyard Poultry with the Chicken Whisperer™ “LIVE” on location at the Fort Oglethorpe Tractor Supply Co. on Saturday, July 24th from 10:00am until 2:00pm. He will also be available for questions, pictures, and autographs during this time. The first 25 Chicken Whisperer™ fans that mention the secret code, “Whisper,” will receive a free large milk shake from Sonic Drive-In ®!

The Chicken Whisperer™ also invites everyone out for a free small animal swap meet that will take place in the Tractor Supply Co. parking lot. Participants are welcome to buy, sell, or trade poultry and small animals including chickens, ducks, turkeys, rabbits, goats, sheep, etc. All animals must be properly maintained on grounds. U.S.D.A regulations must be observed. Tractor Supply Co. and Chicken Whisperer™ will not be responsible for any loss or injury, to any individual that does not comply with State and Federal regulations.

Andy Schneider, better known as the Chicken Whisperer has become the go-to guy across the country for anything chickens. Over the years, he has helped a countless number of people start their very own backyard flocks. He is not only a national radio personality, but also a contributor for Mother Earth News Magazine, Grit Magazine, and Farmers Almanac. He is the official spokesperson for the USDA-APHIS Bio-Security for Birds Program. He is the owner of Atlanta Pet Chickens, Classroom Chickens, and is the Founder/Organizer of the Atlanta Backyard Poultry Meetup Group that has quickly grown to over 1,100 local members! He has been featured on CNN, HLN, FOX, ABC, CBS, NBC, NPR, as well as in The Wall Street Journal, TIME Magazine, The Economist, USA Today, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, New Life Journal, and countless other local and national publications. To learn more please visit