Sessions Tagged With 'home flock'

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Parasite Control in Small Poultry Flocks

Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

Parasites, both internal and external, can have serious effects on the health of a poultry flock. The presentation by Lee Townsend [University of Kentucky] on external parasites went well and can be watched in the recording linked to below. The presentation by Donna Carver...

Predator Management for Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

New date and time - September 9, 2013 at 7 PM Eastern Time Controlling predators is a common problem with small and backyard poultry flocks. Thomas Barnes, PhD, will discuss predator identification and means to minimize their impact. Barnes is the Kentucky state Extension...

Raising exhibition poultry

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

There has been a growing interest in raising small poultry flocks. For those interested in raising purebred birds, Jesse Lyons will be discussion raising exhibition poultry. Mr. Lyons is an Extension Associate at the University of Missouri specializing in poultry. He is also...

Raising guinea fowl

Monday, April 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

There has been growing interest in raising guinea fowl. The reasons vary from income (from meat and/or eggs), guard duty, to insect control. Dr. Samuel Nahashon from Tennessee State University will discuss keeping small flocks of guinea fowl. Dr. Nahashon is a Research...

Producing poultry meat on pastures

Thursday, March 28, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

There has been an increased demand for pasture-raised meat, including poultry. The webinar will cover a variety of issues related to raising poultry on pasture. Dr. Anne Fanatico will be discussing various aspects of raising poultry on pasture. Dr. Fanatico is an Assistant...

So you want to raise turkeys

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

After enjoying turkey for Thanksgiving and/or Christmas are you having thoughts of raising your own for 2013? Dr. Brigid McCrea will be discussing what is involved in raising a home turkey flock. Dr. McCrea serves as Associate Professor and Extension Poultry Specialist at...

Poultry break even calculator for small and backyard poultry flocks

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:00 pm EST

Learn how to use a spreadsheet for your backyard, small scale or medium-sized poultry enterprise with a free 60-minute eXtension webinar to be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7 PM eastern time. Adam Hady of Wisconsin Extension developed a spreadsheet designed to help...