LINKS OF INTEREST

GENERAL INFORMATION

Breed association and clubs

Poultry-related magazines, social networks and YouTube channels

HEALTH-RELATED

National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP - USDA)

Kentucky Representative:
Dr. Robert Stout, State Veterinarian, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Health
100 Fair Oaks Lane, Suite 252
Frankfort, KY 40601
Phone: (502)564-3956
Fax: (502)564-7852
Email: robert.stout@ky.gov

Additional contact person: Sue Billings, Deputy State Veterinarian - sue.billings@ky.gov
Additional contact person: Sue Blair, Poultry Programs - sue.blair@ky.gov

University of Kentucky's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Shipping address:
1490 Bull Lea Rd.
Lexington, KY 40511
Mailing address:
P.O. Box 14125
Lexington, KY 40512-4125
Phone: (859) 253-0571
Fax: (859) 255-1624
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Receiving Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Diagnostic Services Coordinator:
Dr. Deborah Williams
(859) 253-0571 ext. 150

Compendium of poultry medications (Fort Dodge)

Animal Drugs (USDA's Food and Drug Administration)

RULES AND REGULATIONS

FEDERAL

Poultry Products Inspection Act (FDA)

Understanding poultry exemptions (eXtension)

A guide to federal food labeling requirements for meat and poultry (FSIS)

Animal production claims - outline of current process (FSIS)

The FSIS Small Plant Help Desk Staff are available to answer phone and email inquiries from 8 am to 4 pm EST at 1-877-FSIS HELP (1-877-374-7435) or InfoSource@fsis.usda.gov. Phone messages or email inquiries can be submitted outside these hours and a staff specialist will follow up with you within one business day.

Food labeling - meat and poultry terms (FSIS)

STATE - General

State Meat and Poultry Inspection Programs
Twenty-seven states (which does not include Kentucky) have established meat and poultry inspection programs for products produced and sold within their jurisdictions. They must enforce requirements at least equal to those of FSIS' Federal inspection program and are reimbursed up to 50% of the cost. Related Information:

STATE - Kentucky-specific

Meat sales at Farmers' markets (Kentucky Department of

Egg marketing program (Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Office of Consumer & Environmental Protection)

Kentucky commercial feed law (University of Kentucky)

Regulatory Services Newsletter (University of Kentucky)

Farmers' Market Directory (Kentucky Department of Agriculture)

PRODUCTION-RELATED

Hatcheries

Custom processing facilities in Kentucky

Mobile Processing Unit (eXtension.org)

You-tube video - Kentucky mobile poultry processing facility

You-tube video - NESFI poultry processing unit

SS Enterprise (USDA inspected; Certified Organic; Halal and Kosher)
9020 Richardsville Rd. Bowling Green, KY
(270) 777-0240
kybarb2002@msn.com

Central Kentucky Custom Meats
6256 KY 1859
Liberty, KY 42539
606-787-4851

Marksbury Farm
USDA Processing Facility
7907 Nicholasville Road
Lancaster, KY 40444
(859) 548-2333
marksburyfarm.com

Soder Farm Country Market
959 Britmart Rd
Elkton, KY 42220
270-886-5690