Poultry Publications

DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL AND FOOD SCIENCES

DEPARTMENT OF BIOSYSTEMS AND AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING 

DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY

DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCES

ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES ISSUES (ENRI)

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES

FOOD AND NUTRITION

NEW CROP OPPORTUNITIES CENTER

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DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL & FOOD SCIENCES

4-H Poultry

Poultry judging contest

Evaluating egg laying hens

Giving oral reasons

Grading ready-to-cook poultry

Grading eggs

Egg preparation demonstrations

Chicken/Turkey barbecue project

Chicken and Turkey barbecue contests

Chick development

Avian anatomy and physiology

Digestive system

Respiratory system

Reproductive system - female

Reproductive system - male

Skeletal system

Muscle system

Avian Influenza

Understanding the differences between various types of flu

Bird flu - Information for hunters and taxidermists

Bird flu - Identification and reporting

Bird flu - Considerations for pets and non-farm animals

Bird flu - Cleaning and disinfection

Bird flu - Biosecurity and Prevention

Common external parasites of poultry

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Commercial poultry production

Housing

Poultry houses: What is in your attic?

Poultry houses: Attic inlets

Cold cathode lighting for broiler houses

Consumer

Outdoor meals

Consumer and producer guide to organic and natural meats

Making eggnog at home

Preparing & canning poultry, red meat & fish

Small flocks

Housing

Making a hoop-pen

Poultry products

Grading table eggs

Proper handling and transportation of eggs for sale at Kentucky farmers’ markets

Processing chickens

Grading ready-to-cook (RTC) chicken

Management

So you want to produce your own eggs? -

Selecting the right chicken breed

Selecting ducks

Selecting geese

Selecting turkeys

How much will my chickens eat?

Reading a feed tag

Why have my hens stopped laying?

Troubleshooting problems with a small flock

Keeping guinea fowl

Health

Common external parasites of poultry

Business

Producer liability

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DEPARTMENT OF BIOSYSTEMS & AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING

Nutrient management

Riparian buffers - A livestock best management practice for protecting water quality

Planting a riparian buffer

Building a rain barrel

Dead bird disposal

On-farm disposal of dead animals

On-farm composting of animal mortalities

Manure management

Sampling animal manure

Livestock waste sampling and testing

Generation and legal regulation of odors from animal manures

Solid livestock waste regulatory requirements

Laws and regulations impacting livestock wastes in Kentucky

Housing

Electronic controls for broiler farms

Measuring relative humidity in agricultural environments

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DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND SOIL SCIENCES

Manure

Using animal manures as nutrient sources

Soil testing: What it is and what it does

Taking soil test samples

Managing seasonal fluctuations of soil tests

The agronomics of manure use for crop production

Broiler litter production in Kentucky and potential use as a nutrient source

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DEPARTMENT OF ENTOMOLOGY

Overview

Insect control on poultry - 2012

Flies

How far can house flies fly?

Fly control around horse barns and stables

Biological control of flies

Darkling beetles

Lesser mealworms or litter beetles

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND NATURAL RESOURCES ISSUES

Nutrient management

Broiler litter production in Kentucky and potential use as a nutrient source

Using animal manures as nutrient sources

Nutrient management in Kentucky

Potential for livestock and poultry to provide nutrients removed by crops and forages in Kentucky

Nutrient management planning guidelines to comply with the Kentucky Agricultural Water Quality Act

Practical BMPs for watersheds

What is a TMDL?

What is a watershed?

Kentucky's watersheds (powerpoint presentation)

Managing nutrients on the farm to protect water quality

Water quality

Agricultural Water Quality Act: Your responsibility as a landowner

Having problems with your water? Some signs that tell you to have your water tested

What you need to know about testing your well water

Disinfecting your well water

Do's and Don'ts of taking care of your water well

Drinking water standards

Management of wells for drinking water

Hard water - to soften or not to soften

Testing private water sources

Understanding the water system

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FAMILY AND CONSUMER SERVICES

A guide to microorganisms

Preparing and canning poultry, red meat and fish

Understanding the food label

FOOD AND NUTRITION 

Nutrition 2000: Dietary guidelines for the new millennium

Nutrition 2000: Foods for the 21st Century

Nutrition 2000 for women

Nutrition 2000 for men

Nutrition 2000 for successful aging

Nutritional value of meat

Food and Agriculture: Consumer trends and opportunities - Protein foods

NEW CROP OPPORTUNITIES CENTER

Organic certification process

Organic farming in Kentucky - A review

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