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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...

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...

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...

Winter care of small and backyard flocks

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm EST

Most poultry can handle cold weather very well as long as they are sheltered from wind and kept dry. To keep hens laying, however, requires light supplementation. We'll be discussing what is involved in keeping poultry productive through the cold weather of winter.

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...