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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...

Neurological diseases of poultry and immunity/vaccination

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by David Frame

The final webinar in this health-related series will focus on the avian immune system and vaccination programs for poultry flocks. As the last in a four part health-related webinar series, Dr. Frame will also discuss things to do to minimize health challenges.

Managing egg laying flocks

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Michael Darre

The last in the five-part egg production webinar series gives an overview of the management of small, commercial, egg laying flocks. Topics to be covered including lighting, ventilation, getting the hens to the nest, culling and general care of pullets and hens. The discussion...

Health problems with the poultry skeletal system

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Frame

The third webinar in the health series will look at the skeletal system and different health issues that can develop.

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...

Health concerns for egg layers

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Michael Darre

The key to a productive, happy flock is good health. Dr. Michael Darre from the University of Connecticut will be discussing some of the health concerns with egg production hens. Dr. Darre is the Extension Poultry Specialist for Connecticut, and New England. As such he is...

Biosecurity in backyard flocks

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 8:00 pm EST - Presented by Gregory Martin

With the currrent outbreaks of avian influenza on the west coast (Washington State, Oregon, California, Nevada and Idaho) it is more important than ever before to follow proper biosecurity protocols to protect your flock. Dr. Greg Martin from Penn State will be discussion...

Avian influenza and backyard flocks

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 at 7:00 pm EST

There have been several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the west coast migratory fowl fly way. This has resulted in the destruction of poultry flocks in Washington State and California. Dr. Joe Baker, DVM, the state veterinarian for Washington State, which has...

Housing for small poultry flocks

Monday, February 9, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST - Presented by Phillip Clauer

Thinking about starting a backyard flock? Housing can be a key factor to consider. Phil Clauer for Penn State University will be discussing various issues related to housing for small poultry flocks.

Health problems with the respiratory system of poultry

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Frame

The avian respiratory system of birds is very different from that of mammals with a rigid lung, air sacs and extends into the bones (Pneumatic bones). This is the second in a poultry-related health series looking at health problems associated with the poultry respiratory system.

Health concerns with backyard poultry flocks

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST

The summer of 2014 saw many cases of Salmonellosis traced back to backyard poultry flocks - see CDC website: http://www.cdc.gov/salmonella/live-poultry-05-14/index.html. Dr. Colin Basler of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention will be speaking about health concerns...

Quality of eggs from different production systems

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Jacquie Jacob

When it comes to buying eggs for your family there are many different types to chose from - conventional, brown, white, green, free-range, cage-free, omega-3 enriched, pasture-raised. What are the differences between these eggs? Why do some cost more than others? Which type of...

Health problems with the digestive system of poultry

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 2:00 pm EST - Presented by David Frame

As the first in a four part webinar series on poultry health, Dr. Frame will start this webinar with an introduction to chicken health programs. The remainder of the webinar with discuss problems with the digestive system. The digestive system of poultry is exposed to a...

Coaching a 4-H Avian Bowl team

Thursday, December 11, 2014 at 4:00 pm EST - Presented by Brigid McCrea

Avian bowl is a double elimination contest for 4-H state teams patterned after other knowledge bowls. Contestants must have a comprehensive knowledge of subject matter for several species of poultry, food safety, physiology, nutrition, eggs, and other related...

Feeds and Feeding of pullets and layers

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Paul Patterson

Feed represents over 70% of the production costs in an egg production operation. Dr. Paul Patterson from Penn State University will be discussing the feeding of replacement pullets and laying hens. Dr. Patterson is a nutritionist. The central theme of his extension and...