The Penn State Extension Poultry Team provides educational information and support for poultry producers, extension professionals, volunteer leaders and teachers.
This site provides links to a variety of commercial poultry and small / specialty avian flock resources.
Registration Open for the 2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
May 27, 2015The North American Manure Expo is returning to Pennsylvania and promises to provide “Manure than you can Handle.”
Avian Flu Outbreak Press Release
April 30, 2015The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture encourages the poultry industry to practice biosecurity measures and stresses the need for vigilance and preparedness in wake of avian flu outbreak. The Department is actively working with industry and government agencies following confirmed positive tests in other states.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Alert
April 12, 2015Since December 2014, USDA has confirmed several cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 in the Pacific, Central, and Mississippi flyways (migratory bird paths). The disease has been found in wild birds, as well as in a few backyard and commercial poultry flocks. Here is information to help you be better informed and advise bird owners, especially about biosecurity, should the need arise.
Farming for Success
June 25, 2015
2015 North American Manure Expo: “Manure Than You Can Handle”
July 15, 2015