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Make sure your birds have the food they need to stay healthy all winter.
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Help hens lay farm fresh eggs by providing comfortable nests and quality feed.
If raising a backyard flock was a treasure hunt, the ultimate prize would be a hen’s first egg. To extend this feeling of exhilaration and help hens produce wholesome, nutritious eggs long-term...
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Nearly 500 students affected by cancellation of classes at poultry teaching and research farm due to the threat of a resurgence of avian influenza.
 The Department of Animal Science is minimizing traffic to the facility located south of campus to safeguard a flock of rare chickens used for research. It is feared that this year’s...
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Here's why they're attracted to it in the first place
I drive a rural road every day to work. I pass by a small farm with free-ranging chickens, and quite often at least one of the birds is right on the edge of the road. I would feel really bad if I hit...
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The heat is hard on everyone, including your animals. They rely on you to help them stay cool when temperatures rise.
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Find out answers to common questions about raising chickens and eggs.
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This family lets the kids do the work and learn the lessons.
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Millions of commercial birds have been infected by avian influenza in 2015. Experts predict 20 million birds destroyed overall as a result of the worst bird flu outbreak to strike the U.S. since the...
What is avian influenza? Avian influenza (AI), or bird flu, refers to a number of viruses that infect birds. The viruses are classified as either low pathogenicity (LPAI), which causes a...
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Learn what, when and how much to feed chickens through all stages of life.
Learn what, when and how much to feed chickens through all stages of life.
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Important advise on how to keep the bird flu out of your backyard poultry flock
Millions of poultry around the country are being destroyed because of the avian influenza virus. Some states have declared a "state of emergency" as it spreads from farm-to-farm. Radio...

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