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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu


Poultry and Rabbits Publications & Resources


Avoiding Residues in Small Poultry and Game Bird Flocks > PDF
Don't let any chemical residues show up in meat or eggs from your flock. Discusses where residues can originate and how to avoid them in poultry and eggs. 2 pp. Author: J.C. Hermes . . . . . more details
 

Biofilters in Animal Agriculture > PDF
Biofilters can reduce odor emissions from concentrated livestock facilities. This publication discusses what they are and how they work, describes different types, and discusses important factors affe . . . . . more details
 

Break-even Analysis of Small-Scale Production of Pastured Organic Poultry > PDF
Data from five years of trials at Washington State University were used to compare costs and returns for pastured organic broilers using two strains of Cornish Cross meat birds, the industry standard. . . . . . more details
 

Composting and Using Backyard Poultry Waste in the Home Garden > PDF
For the backyard agriculturist, proper composting of chicken manure has no downsides. This publication provides basic information on how to properly process backyard-poultry waste and use it in a gard . . . . . more details
 

Country of Origin Labeling and Livestock Producers > PDF
Provides background information on the new Country of Origin Labeling Law, how it might affect sales of U.S. meat, and how producers can track and provide documentation regarding the country of origin . . . . . more details
 

Feeding Meat-type Chickens > PDF
Guidelines for feeding small flocks of meat-type chickens. Including a discussion of standard versus organic feeds, mixing feeds at home, and alternatives to traditional ingredients. This publication . . . . . more details
 

How to Feed Your Laying Hens > PDF
This publication helps small-flock chicken producers select the correct feeds and manage watering to meet the nutritional needs of their laying hens at specific stages of the birds' development. Autho . . . . . more details
 

Raising Ratites: Ostriches, Emu, and Rheas > PDF
This publication is an overview of raising ratites. It covers topics such as incubation, brooding, growing, reproduction, and feeding. It also discusses zoning and farm plans, perception of the ratite . . . . . more details
 

Why Did My Chickens Stop Laying? > PDF
Discusses the various reasons a hen may stop laying, including decreasing day length, molt, broodiness, and stress. 2 pp. Author: J.C. Hermes . . . . . more details
 


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University of Idaho Extension

 

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory
Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

Google Maps

Barbara Petty

Email: extdir@uidaho.edu