A Novel Nutritional Approach to Rearing Organic Pastured Broiler Chickens. Part 2

Organic Agriculture March 01, 2016 Print Friendly and PDF

This eOrganic webinar by Michael Lilburn of the Ohio State University OARDC took place on February 16, 2016.

About the Webinar

This webinar will include updated findings from the NIFA OREI project "A whole farm approach incorporating pasture raised organic poultry and a novel cereal grain (Naked Oats) into an organic rotation"

In 2013, this research project group presented an eOrganic webinar which discussed how novel grains and pastured organic broiler chickens could be valuable additions to a multi-year organic rotation program on small-scale farms, as well as results from experiments in which pastured organic broilers (commercial, RedBros) have been fed diets containing 75% naked oats. It's not required, but if you'd like to watch a recording of the 2013 webinar, you can find it here, and be sure to register for the new webinar in advance to learn more about the project findings!

About the Presenters:

Michael Lilburn is a Professor and the Unit Supervisor of the Poultry Research Center in the Department of Animal Sciences at the Ohio State University.

Larry Phelan is a Professor in the Department of Entomology at the Ohio State University.

System Requirements

Please connect to the webinar 10 minutes in advance, as the webinar program will require you to download software. To test your connection in advance, go here. You can either listen via your computer speakers or call in by phone (toll call). Java needs to be installed and working on your computer to join the webinar.  If you are running Mac OSU with Safari, please test your Java at http://java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp prior to joining the webinar, and if it isn't working, try Firefox or Chrome. Find more detailed system requirements here.

Find all upcoming and archived eOrganic webinars here.

This is an eOrganic article and was reviewed for compliance with National Organic Program regulations by members of the eOrganic community. Always check with your organic certification agency before adopting new practices or using new materials. For more information, refer to eOrganic's articles on organic certification.

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This work is supported by the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture, New Technologies for Ag Extension project.