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"Week Old Chicks" by Jack Berry
Respiratory Diseases in Small Poultry Flocks - Articles Articles

Respiratory Diseases in Small Poultry Flocks

Eva Wallner-Pendleton, DVM, MS, ACPV

Poultry respiratory symptoms have many potential causes, some more serious than others. More
HACCP in the Egg Industry: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System
HACCP in the Egg Industry: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System - Articles Articles
Voluntary participation in HACCP-type programs reduces the risk of marketing eggs contaminated with Salmonella enteritidis and maintains consumer confidence in egg products. More
Modern Meat Chicken Industry
Modern Meat Chicken Industry - Articles Articles
The modern broiler industry has developed a hybrid that is unlike any other breed. More
Modern Turkey Industry
Modern Turkey Industry - Articles Articles

Modern Turkey Industry

Phillip Clauer

The modern turkey industry has developed a hybrid white turkey that is larger and faster growing than purebred or wild turkeys. More
Science of Incubation
Science of Incubation - Articles Articles

Science of Incubation

Phillip Clauer

Incubation means maintaining conditions favorable for developing and hatching fertile eggs. More
Aspergillosis
Respiratory Diseases of Small Poultry Flocks - Articles Articles
Poultry may become infected with several types of respiratory illnesses caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites. More
Successfully Raising a Small Flock of Laying Chickens
Successfully Raising a Small Flock of Laying Chickens - Articles Articles
Raising a small chicken flock for egg production in the backyard has increased in popularity. More
Management Requirements for Laying Flocks
Management Requirements for Laying Flocks - Articles Articles
Learn the best breeds to raise and best management practices for a successful small layer flock. More
Small Scale Poultry Housing
Small Scale Poultry Housing - Articles Articles

Small Scale Poultry Housing

Phillip Clauer

Small scale poultry coops seem to be built in almost every possible shape and size. Many existing buildings can easily be adapted to accommodate poultry. More
Modern Egg Industry
Modern Egg Industry - Articles Articles

Modern Egg Industry

Phillip Clauer

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. More
History of the Chicken
History of the Chicken - Articles Articles

History of the Chicken

Phillip Clauer

Domestication of the chicken dates back to at least 2000 B.C. and their ancestry can be traced back to four species of wild jungle fowl from Southeast Asia. More
Incubation Period of Other Species
Incubation Period of Other Species - Articles Articles
One of the miracles of nature is the transformation of the egg into the chick. More
Fertilized vs. Non-fertile
Fertilized vs. Non-fertile - Articles Articles

Fertilized vs. Non-fertile

Phillip Clauer

The rooster must be present for an egg to be fertilized. More
Commerical Poultry Industry
Commerical Poultry Industry - Articles Articles

Commerical Poultry Industry

Phillip Clauer

A small overview of the modern commercial poultry industry. More
Body Confirmation of different breeds
Fowl Breeds and Varieties - Articles Articles

Fowl Breeds and Varieties

Phillip Clauer

A basic knowledge of how to identify and classify fowl may be helpful. Domestic fowl are divided into classes, breeds, and varieties. More
Poultry Cannibalism: Prevention and Treatment
Poultry Cannibalism: Prevention and Treatment - Articles Articles
Cannibalism in fowl is a costly and vicious habit that poultry producers cannot afford to ignore. More
Hen reproduction
Hen reproduction - Articles Articles

Hen reproduction

Phillip Clauer

The reproductive system of the female chicken is in two parts: the ovary and oviduct. More
Chukar
Partridge Production - Articles Articles

Partridge Production

Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., R. Michael Hulet

Partridge producers typically raise one of two distinct species, the chukar or the Hungarian partridge. More
Producción de Huevos en Pequeña Escala (Orgánica y Convencional)
Producción de Huevos en Pequeña Escala (Orgánica y Convencional) - Articles Articles

Producción de Huevos en Pequeña Escala (Orgánica y Convencional)

Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Paul Patterson, Miguel Antonio Saviroff, MS

La producción de huevos en pequeña escala es una de las empresas agrícolas de animales más antiguas registrada en la historia. More
Small-Scale Egg Production (Organic and Non-Organic)
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Small-Scale Egg Production (Organic and Non-Organic)

Paul Patterson, Lynn Kime, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D.

Egg production on a small scale is one of the oldest animal farming enterprises in recorded history. A small investment may yield several years of income. More
Turkeys
Small-Flock Turkey Production - Articles Articles

Small-Flock Turkey Production

Phillip Clauer, Jayson K. Harper, Ph.D., Lynn Kime, R. Michael Hulet

Raising turkeys can be a satisfying educational activity as well as a source of economical, high-quality meat for your family and friends. More