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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.

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...

Starting a County Poultry Show

Thursday, September 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

Jesse Lyons discussed what is involved in starting a new poultry show. He is an Extension Associate at the University of Missouri specializing in poultry. He is also an APA certified poultry judge. Links given in the Jesse’s PowerPoint presentation POTENTIAL ALLIANCES *4-H...

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...

Considerations for Raising Chickens in the Mountains

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Learn about some of the major considerations when raising chickens in the mountains. Eric McPhail, Colorado State University Extension Director in Gunnison County, will discuss food, shelter, water, and predator protection as well as how to manage egg and meat production. To...

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....

Preparing poultry for show

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 at 7:00 pm EDT

The size of poultry makes them an excellent animal project for 4-Hers living in both the rural and urban areas. Many 4-Hers raising poultry enter their birds in at least one poultry show. It is important to know how to prepare you birds to allow them to show their best...

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...

Cooking your way to the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

There are three cooking-related contests at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference - The chicken and turkey barbecue contests and the egg preparation demonstration contest. The barbecue contests involve skills in starting a fire, barbecuing, preparation of a product, and...

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...

Coaching a 4-H poultry judging team

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

4-H poultry judging contests teach participants to make decisions in an orderly manner, use reasoning skills, and to communicate decisions. They also learn to use USDA grading criteria to determine the quality of ready-to-cook poultry and eggs. Participants evaluate groups of...

Participating in the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

The National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference is where competition and fellowship develop the next generation of leaders. Life skills learned in the events include becoming an informed consumer; food safety; leadership; communication skills; problem solving and decision making....