Poultry

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Calendar:

  • September 28, 2021 - Poultry Growers Meeting - Topics:  Insect/Fly Control and Poultry House Ventilation - Caroline County 4-H Park, 8230 Detour Rd., Denton, MD 21629 (Free)

  • November 3, 2021 - Grower Lunch Break with Extension - Topic:  Solar Green Energy - Salisbury Area

  • December 1, 2021 - Grower Lunch Break with Extension - Topic:  Water Quality - Zoom

Recent Articles:

  • 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. 

    Maryland Poultry Farm
  • Upcoming Poultry Events

    Join us!
    o Sept 28 - Insect/Fly Control & Ventilation
    o Nov 3 - Green Energy
    o Dec 1 - Water Quality

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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

    Poultry Farm in Easton, Md.
  • Meet Our Educators

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

    Poultry Meet Our Educators
Need Help?

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

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

                       Shawna Weimer, slweimer@umd.edu

                       Mostafa Ghanem, mghanem@umd.edu

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