Content tagged "small and backyard flocks"

Upcoming and Past webinars for small and backyard poultry

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: November 13, 2017

Ventilation and insulation for backyard poultry flocks (December 5, 2017, 3 PM Eastern)Poultry Integrated Management with flies, birds and rodents (January...

Ag Zone Animals

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: October 22, 2015

How does a hen make an egg?

Small and Backyard Flocks Ag Zone Updated: May 20, 2015

There’s a lot that goes into the making of an egg! To understand exactly how an egg is made, we first need to know what its parts are.Yolk. This is the most...

Safe Handling of Eggs from Small and Backyard Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 07, 2015

Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyEggs are a versatile and economical source of important nutrients, making them a great addition to any...

Poultry End-of-Life Situations in Small and Backyard Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 05, 2015

Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyAs with all animals, death is a part of life with a poultry flock. This fact is important to consider...

Feeding Chickens for Egg Production

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: May 05, 2015

Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyThe simplest way to feed a small flock of chickens is to purchase a complete feed from a feed store....

Predator Management for Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: September 25, 2014

With the loss of their natural habitat, more wildlife are entering urban settings. Some of these wildlife are predators of poultry. Common predators that...

Small and Backyard Poultry Flocks

Small and Backyard Flocks Updated: October 12, 2012

The Small and Backyard Flock Community of Practice addresses the needs of poultry owners with small- to medium-sized poultry flocks as well as those...

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