Poultry

Welcome to University of Maryland Extension Poultry Pages!

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For the latest on A.I. in Commercial Poultry, click on Commercial Poultry Production, Avian Influenza

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    Commercial Poultry Production

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

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    Upcoming Poultry Events

    o August 16 - New MDA Animal Diagnostic Lab and Educational Tour

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    Small Flock/Backyard Poultry

    Interested in owning a small flock?
    Do you already have a small flock?
    Raising a backyard flock can be very rewarding for the entire family. Poultry is usually classified into three categories: 1) egg layers, 2) meat-type, and 3) dual purpose. 

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    Poultry Publications

    Commercial Poultry
    Backyard/Small Flock Poultry
    Biosecurity
    Grower Lunch Break Notes
    International
    Newsletters
    Poultry Health

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    Videos

    Preventing Outbreaks of Avian Influenza Through Science-based Education of:
    'Commercial Poultry Farmers', 'Technical Personnel' and 'Backyard Poultry Producers' with subtitles in 5 languages;
    Disease Control; Backyard: Raising Laying Hens

  • Poultry Meet Our Educators

    Meet Our Educators

    Extension Specialists and County Educators are available to help answer questions and give advice in care and management of your flock.

Need Help?

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

                          Jenny Rhodes, Extension Educator, jrhodes@umd.edu, 410-310-0103

                          Mostafa Ghanem, mghanem@umd.edu

                          Maegan Perdue, Assoc. Ag Agent, mperdue@umd.edu, 443-523-4389

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