Recognizing and Preventing Marek’s Disease in Small Flocks

Download the complete Article Marek’s disease is one of the most widespread poultry diseases in the world. It is a highly contagious viral disease caused...

Six Milestones of Chicken Growth Stages

Source: Purina As you get started on the journey of raising backyard chickens, it’s fun to look forward to the milestones you will celebrate with...

All Things Poultry – Interview with Cassandra Kirkpatrick

If you have attended one of AFAC’s backyard chicken webinars then you will most likely recognize the name Cassandra Kirkpatrick. While most regard Cassandra...

Small Scale Egg Handling

Download the complete article A guide to the production and sale of eggs for small-scale and free-range egg producers published as Small Scale Egg Handlingby...

Considerations when starting a poultry flock

When starting a poultry enterprise, whether a small backyard flock or a large commercial operation, there are several factors to consider, says a University...

Back Yard Flock Tips: Building An Incubator

Download the complete article An excellent idea for a science project is to build an inexpensive incubator. The incubator may be used for hatching eggs...

Small Poultry Enterprise Management

Download the complete checklist Department of Animal Science University of Connecticut michael.darre@uconn.edu Download the complete checklist

Descriptive survey and Salmonella surveillance of pastured poultry layer farms in California

ABSTRACT Download the PDF While pasture-raised poultry comprises a small portion of the commercial poultry industry in North America, these alternative rearing systems have become increasingly...

Small Poultry Enterprise Management

Download the complete report Michael J. Darre, Ph.D. P.A.S Department of Animal Science,  University of Connecticut, michael.darre@uconn.edu Download the complete report

Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry

Latest Outbreak Information At A Glance Reported Cases: 938 States: 48 Hospitalizations: 151 Death: 1 Since the last update on June 24, 2020, 473 more...
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