Flock plans are essential when raising poultry, including meat and egg chickens, turkeys and game birds, such as pheasant and partridge. Find advice on biosecurity, egg production and handling and meat poultry sales, as well as farming labor laws.
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Interested in raising game birds or managing the operation of a hunting preserve? Learn from some of the most experienced individuals in the field at this event!
Today in the state of Pennsylvania millions of game birds are produced annually by professional game breeders.
The modern broiler industry has developed a hybrid that is unlike any other breed.
The modern turkey industry has developed a hybrid white turkey that is larger and faster growing than purebred or wild turkeys.
If you are planning to start raising poultry for the first time it is important that you understand best management practices.
In the modern egg industry, most laying hens are hybrid White Leghorns or sex-linked hybrids that resemble New Hampshire Reds and Barred Plymouth Rocks.
A small overview of the modern commercial poultry industry.
Are you raising poultry and wondering what rules apply to you? The following summary states where you can sell your poultry depending on how it was processed and what other regulations apply.
Pennsylvania has a vibrant poultry and game bird industry.
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Raising turkeys can be a satisfying educational activity as well as a source of economical, high-quality meat for your family and friends.
This video illustrates potential impacts on farm businesses due to the newest rules from the US Dept of Labor.