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...

Rodent Control in Livestock and Poultry Facilities

Rats and mice have long been a problem on farms where food and nesting sites are plentiful. These animals consume and contaminate food destined...

Feeding Poultry Right

If you raise poultry as a hobby, or on a small-scale, it’s typically not feasible to mix your own feed. Larger-scale commercial operations maintain...
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