Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo

Join us on Saturday, April 20 for our annual Farm Day at the Birmingham Zoo! The Junior League of Birmingham Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and Alabama Wilds will be host to activities and vendors from 10-2. Tractors, sheep shearing, weaving, and horseshoe-making demonstrations are just a few of the activities you’ll find around the Alabama Barn. Also, learn how farmers can be good neighbors to some of our local wildlife, including black bears and gopher tortoises. Event is free with admission.

Activities Schedule

  • Farrier will be making horse shoes
  • Fiber Guild will be weaving wool
  • Various tables including
    • 4-H youth group
    • Auburn Black Bear researcher Chris Seals
    • Alfa young farmers
    • Pollinators
    • Bats
    • Gopher Tortoise
  • Toddler Games including
    • Sheep shearing with shaving cream
    • Pin the tail on the piggy
    • Feed the pig
    • Pig herding

Sheep shearing demonstration in the CZ Barn

Goat painting demonstration in the CZ Barn

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