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Getting started with poultry production

Monday, April 20, 2015 at 7:00 pm EDT

This program is part of a 20-webinar Michigan State University Extension 2015 Beginning Farmer Webinar Series. Getting started with poultry producionDarrin Karcher, Poultry Extension Specialist, MSU Dept of Animal Science Monday, April 20, 2015, 7-9pm Small...

What's New With Bird Flu?

Friday, February 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by Nathaniel Tablante

Avian influenza is a disease of wild birds and domestic poultry caused by many different subtypes of Type A influenza virus. The natural reservoir for Type A influenza viruses is wild water birds such as ducks and geese. New influenza A subtypes are continually emerging in...

Hatching and brooding your own chicks

Monday, February 17, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST - Presented by Phillip Clauer

Phil Clauer from the Penn State University discussed what is involved in hatching and brooding your own chicks.

Controlling internal parasites in small and backyard poultry flocks

Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 7:00 pm EST

Keeping happy chickens means keeping them healthy. Internal parasites can be a problem when chickens are allowed to roam. Dr. Donna Carver from North Carolina State University will discuss controlling internal parasites in backyard flocks.

Establishing regulations for keeping urban poultry flocks

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 at 3:00 pm EST

There is a growing interest in keeping chickens in urban areas in North America. Whether or not a family can keep poultry in their backyard depends on state, county, and city ordinances. Community regulations may also come into play. The current regulations vary from city to...

Setting up a Community Chicken Flock

Thursday, November 14, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST

With the growing interest in local food, community poultry flocks are becoming popular. Dr. Brigid McCrea at Delaware State University will be discussing things to consider when setting up a community egg production flock.

Safe handling of eggs from small and backyard poultry flocks

Thursday, July 11, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

Many backyard flock owners are producing more eggs than they can eat and are considering selling the extras. Those with larger flocks often sell eggs in the Farmers' Market. This webinar will discuss the safe handling of eggs from production to the table. The presenter is Dr....