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Top 10 show chickens By: 12/17/2012 @ 5:32pm

Some of the most popular show breeds for 4-H and FFA

Eggs Reduce Environmental Footprint By: 01/28/2014 @ 2:26pm

Due to increased feed efficiency, advancements in hen housing, and improved manure…

Join the National Poultry Improvement Plan By: 02/01/2013 @ 4:31pm

To maintain the quality of your birds, join the National Poultry Improvement Plan.The National Poultry Improvement Plan…

Winterizing chicken coops By: 12/20/2012 @ 6:10pm

It's important to protect small flocks from frostbite and hypothermia. There are many ways you can reinforce coops to keep your birds healthy, warm, and dry. Extension Poultry Specialist Jess Lyons at the…

Raising heritage turkeys on pasture By: 12/20/2012 @ 5:37pm

Heritage turkeys are standard breeds recognized by the American Poultry Association's Standard of Perfection guidelines. The North American wild turkey is the common ancestor of these breeds. English…

Feeding free-range chickens in winter By: 12/06/2012 @ 3:41pm

During winter, free-ranging chickens have fewer food opportunities. Birds scratch under snow to find random seeds and refuse from a garden. But you'll have to provide additional options to keep them from…

Keep hens laying during winter By: 12/06/2012 @ 3:32pm

Many hens slow or stop egg production during the winter. Their bodies rest because of reduced daylight and cooler temperatures. If you want to prompt your hens to keep laying, follow these tips from Jess…

Poultry photos from the farm By: 06/05/2012 @ 11:00pm

Farmers for the Future members share photos of the poultry on their farms.

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