Tag Archive: Poultry

What are the Requirements to Sell Eggs and Dressed Poultry from Florida Small Farms?

What are the Requirements to Sell Eggs and Dressed Poultry from Florida Small Farms?

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Alabama Poultry Flocks Test Positive for Avian Influenza

Alabama Poultry Flocks Test Positive for Avian Influenza

Poultry owners should be aware that avian influenza has been confirmed in Alabama carried …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/03/24/alabama-poultry-flocks-test-positive-for-avian-influenza/

Maximizing Cotton Profits With Poultry Litter

Maximizing Cotton Profits With Poultry Litter

ARS agronomist Haile Tewolde inspects cotton …

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Which Breed is Best for Backyard Poultry?

The term “Backyard Chickens” is one many people use today.  The idea of having a pet help you make breakfast is growing in popularity.  I am often questioned as to which breed of chicken is the best breed.  …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/02/02/which-breed-is-best-for-backyard-poultry/

5 Steps to Poultry Showmanship

4-Hers are waiting for their moment with the poultry judge. Photo Credit: Misty Smith

4-Hers are waiting for their moment with the poultry judge. Photo Credit: Misty Smith

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/10/27/5-steps-to-poultry-showmanship/

Winter Preparation for Poultry Flocks

Winter Preparation for Poultry Flocks

With decreasing temperatures on the way, poultry farmers should implement proper management techniques to insure their animals’ health, safety, and productivity during the winter.  Now is a good time to take into consideration the light, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/11/20/winter-preparation-for-poultry-flocks/

Salmonella Outbreaks Linked to Contact with Live Poultry

There is always a Salmonella risk associated with handling poultry. Avoiding droppings and careful hand washing after handling can greatly reduce the risk. Photo Credit: iStockphoto

There is always a Salmonella infection risk associated with handling poultry.  Avoid droppings and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/07/10/salmonella-outbreaks-linked-to-contact-with-live-poultry/

New Small Farm Poultry and Egg Regulations Coming

The regulation changes are close which will make it feasible for small poultry producers to sell poultry and eggs

Regulation changes are close which will make it more economically feasible for small poultry producers to sell poultry and eggs

A …

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Permanent link to this article: http://bay.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/31/new-small-farm-poultry-and-egg-regulations-coming/

The Scoop on Poultry Projects

cuckoo-maran-150x150There’s a home agricultural movement sweeping the United States.  Raising chickens in the backyard, not only in rural settings but also urban and suburban areas, is quickly gaining in popularity.  Chickens are very social animals and provide not only enjoyment, but high quality, nutritious eggs.  Several …

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Watch for the Nutrition Facts Label to Appear on Meat and Poultry Products

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