University of Maryland Extension

Welcome to University of Maryland Extension Poultry Pages!

Please browse our site to learn more about poultry farming in Maryland.

 Need Help?

Contact: Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist,, 443-754-0539 

            Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator,, 410-310-0103

            Maegan Perdue, Assoc. Ag Agent,, 443-523-4389


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Poultry Program - Monday, January 21, 2021

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9:30 a.m.    Welcome and Announcements

9:35 a.m.    Neighbor Relations

Dr. John Moyle, Poultry Extension Specialist, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland
Ms. Jennifer Rhodes, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Maryland

10:05 a.m.   Bird Health

Dr. Dan Bautista, Senior Technical Services Veterinarian, Zoetis Inc.

10:50 a.m.   Break

11:00 a.m.   Water pH

Dr. Brian Fairchild, Professor/Extension Poultry Scientist, University of Georgia

11:45 a.m.   Quiz and Evaluation

12:00 p.m.   Adjourn


 Grower Lunch Breaks with Extension

Please join your favorite Extension Agents, Jon, Georgie, Jennifer, and Jenny, on Wednesdays during lunch for specific topics and/or open discussion.
If you have a topic you would like to see presented, please let us know

Date:  Wednesday, February 3, 12:00

Topic:  "How Minerals in Your Water Can Impact Production"


Speaker:  Mary Foy, Director of Technical Services, Proxy-Clean Products

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  You can join by computer or phone.



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Your University of Maryland Extension Specialits, Agents, Educators are available for questions, information, and resoucres:

Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist,, 443-754-0539

Jenny Rhodes, Principal Agent,, 410-310-0103

Maegan Perdue, Agent Associate,, 410-632-1972

Paul Goeringer, Senior Ag Law Specialist,

Cheryl D. Bush, MS, RDN, LDN,, 410-490-6625

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