Avian influenza has hit the American egg and turkey industries hard in the last few months with over 45 million chickens and turkeys killed. Several backyard...>Read More
Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyEggs are a versatile and economical source of important nutrients, making them a great addition to any...>Read More
Outbreaks in humans of Salmonella infection, or salmonellosis, linked to live poultry in backyard flocks continue to occur. In an outbreak occurring during...>Read More
Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyAs with all animals, death is a part of life with a poultry flock. This fact is important to consider...>Read More
Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyThere is growing interest in keeping chickens in urban areas in North America. Whether a family can keep...>Read More
Written by: Dr. Jacquie Jacob, University of KentuckyIf you plan to start or have started raising chickens for egg production, you need to understand flock...>Read More
With the loss of their natural habitat, more wildlife are entering urban settings. Some of these wildlife are predators of poultry. Common predators that...>Read More
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Jacquie is a poultry Extension associate at the University of Kentucky and works with all types of poultry production from backyard flocks to large...
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