Education & Animal Management

The following links provide information on educational and animal management topics: backyard/urban chickens, poultry and egg laying, husbandry, other species, and marketplace/commerce links.

Best "Mega-Portal Poultry Sites"

University of Arkansas Extension: Poultry Links
http://www.aragriculture.org/poultry/small_flock_information.htm

Factors Impacting Egg Production
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/pnw/pnw565/

National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
http://attra.ncat.org/livestock.html#Poultry


Backyard & "Urban Chicken" Links

Urban 4-H
http://www.news-leader.com/article/20100302/NEWS01/3020371/1007/New-Greene-County-4-H-club-tailored-for-city-kids

Urban Chicken Coop
http://www.theolympian.com/2010/03/01/1156329/for-city-chickens-custom-coop.html

Neighbor Relations
http://www.newschief.com/article/20100302/NEWS/3025036/1102/NEWS01?Title=Officials-Tough-turkey-to-residents-bugged-by-peafowl

Backyard Chicken Revival
http://www.saltlakemagazine.com/Salt-Lake-Magazine/April-2010/Just-Us-Chickens/

Chicken on the agenda of local planning commission in Michigan
http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2010/03/backyard_chicken_proposal_move.html


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Poultry & Egg Laying

University of Arkansas Extension: Poultry Links
http://www.aragriculture.org/poultry/small_flock_information.htm

"Why did my Chickens stop laying?"
http://extension.oregonstate.edu/catalog/html/pnw/pnw565/

Factors Impacting Egg Production
http://riley.nal.usda.gov/nal_display/index.php?info_center


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Husbandry

"Fresh-air Poultry Houses" for Healthier Poultry
http://www.nortoncreekpress.com/fresh-air-poultry-houses2.html

Online Community for Raising Chickens
http://poultryone.com/

Candling Eggs
http://urbanext.illinois.edu/eggs/res26-candling.html

Manure Management
Manure_Treatment_Technologies_for_Livestock_and_Poultry_Manure

Ventilation
http://www.ansci.umn.edu/poultry/resources/ventilation.htm

H1N1 Avian Flu Virus
http://med-owl.com/health/H5N1-Virus-Therapy.html


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Other Species

Raising Quail
http://home.earthlink.net/~mtkuo/quail.html <http://home.earthlink.net/%7Emtkuo/quail.html>

Exotic Poultry
http://www.studysphere.com/education/Alternative-Agriculture-Ostrich-Emu-Exotic-Poultry-4786.html

Raising Chukar Partridges
http://www.agf.gov.bc.ca/resmgmt/publist/300Series/343100-2.pdf

Pheasants: Protein and Calcium in Diets of Wild Pheasants Feeding Ecology as a Nutritional Tool
Click here for a MS Word File of a Report By: Christine Sheppard, Ellen Dierenfeld and Martin Burnett, Department of Ornithology, Wildlife Conservation Society


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Marketplace/Commerce

Breeders and Broiler Performance
http://www.thepoultrysite.com/articles/1317/how-breeding-companies-help-improve-broiler-industry-efficiency

Broiler Performance
http://www.reeis.usda.gov/web/crisprojectpages/219933.html

Poultry News
http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/facts/07-023.htm#6

Organic Broilers
http://www.safonetwork.org/workshops/ws2/presen/Rodenburg.pdf

Legislation
http://weblogs.baltimoresun.com/news/local/politics/2010/02/chickens_on_the_senate_floor


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