LINKS OF INTEREST
Breed association and clubs
Poultry-related magazines, social networks and YouTube channels
- UK College of Agriculture's YouTube channel
- eXtension's small flock YouTube channel
- Backyard poultry magazine
- PoultryTimes.net newsletter
- WattAgNet.com newsletter
- World Poultry magazine
- Chickens magazine by Hobbyfarms.com
- Watt Poultry YouTube channel
- The Chicken Whisperer radio show
National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP - USDA)
Dr. Robert Stout, State Veterinarian, Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Division of Animal Health
100 Fair Oaks Lane, Suite 252
Frankfort, KY 40601
1490 Bull Lea Rd.
Lexington, KY 40511
P.O. Box 14125
Lexington, KY 40512-4125
|Phone: (859) 253-0571
Fax: (859) 255-1624
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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)
Understanding poultry exemptions (eXtension)
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.
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 Agriculture)
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)
Custom processing facilities in Kentucky
Mobile Processing Unit (Kentucky State University)
You-tube video - Kentucky mobile poultry processing facility
You-tube video - NESFI poultry processing unit
Central Kentucky Custom Meats - Liberty, KY 606-787-4851
USDA Processing Facility
7907 Nicholasville Road
Lancaster, KY 40444