University of Maryland Extension

Commercial Poultry Production


 (Photo by J. Moyle)

Our goal is to help Maryland’s poultry industry and growers with general practical knowledge about poultry production practices in order to continue to develop, maintain, and operate economically viable and environmentally responsible poultry operations in the state. 

Maryland Farmer COVID-19 Relief Program

https://mda.maryland.gov/pages/farmer-relief.aspx

Delaware Announces Grant Program for Contract Poultry Growers Impacted by COVID-19

https://news.delaware.gov/2020/10/19/delaware-announces-grant-program-for-contract-poultry-growers-impacted-by-covid-19/

Need Help?

Contact: Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, jmoyle@umd.edu, 443-754-0539                 Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-310-0103               Maegan Perdue, Assoc. Ag Agent, mperdue@umd.edu, 443-523-4389

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Grower Lunch Breaks with Extension

Please join your favorite Extension Agents, Jon, Georgie, Jennifer, and Jenny, on Wednesdays to have Commerical Poultry topic discussions.
If you have a topic you would like to see presented, please let us know  We are here to help!
 

Date:           Wednesday, December 2, 2020, 12:00

Topic:        "Recognition of Common Broiler Diseases"

Speaker:   Dan Bautista, DVM for Zoetis


Register in advance for this meeting:

https://umd.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kfuyhqjspGNzp8wIhemiV6PeHRsJpxntO
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  You can join by computer or phone.

 

Notes from last week (click on first page to open):

All Grower Lunch Break Notes can be found at: 

https://extension.umd.edu/poultry/publications/grower-lunch-break-notes

 

University of Maryland's "What's the Difference Bewtween a Face Covering, a Surgical Mask, and a Respirator?" just came out today and you can see by clicking the highlighted title.

 

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COVID-19 RESOURCES AND CONTACT INFORMATION (See CORVID-19 TAB)

Tips for Chicken Farmers to Get Through the COVID-19 Pandemic

MDE Poultry Growers:  Working with MDE During Catastrophic Poultry Mortalities

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

Jon Moyle, Poultry Specialist, jmoyle@umd.edu, 443-754-0539

Jenny Rhodes, Principal Agent, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-310-0103

Maegan Perdue, Agent Associate, mperdue@umd.edu, 410-632-1972

Paul Goeringer, Senior Ag Law Specialist, lgoering@umd.edu

Cheryl D. Bush, MS, RDN, LDN, cherb@umd.edu, 410-490-6625

Extension is here to serve you!

                                                                                                                                                   

                                                                                                                                    

 

 

 

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