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biosecurity

Dealing with LT: When Biosecurity Matters Most

An avian disease the chicken community is familiar with - laryngotracheitis (LT) , a highly contagious respiratory disease affecting chickens - is affecting several Delmarva farms this fall. Growers, chicken companies, and allied businesses servicing farms and farmers all have a role to play in...

Understanding Salmonella; Its Presence and Control in Live Poultry

The purpose of this extension bulletin is to provide an understanding of what Salmonella is, how it is picked up by birds, and what control strategies can be implemented to reduce its survival and transmission in poultry flocks.
Manager Your Operation With Less Flocks Identify and Correct Impact of Water Health Challenges Associated with Flooding (Video) Taking Drip and Swab Samples Biosecurity Alert Workshops Aim to Pull Local Officials Up to Speed on...More info
In This Issue of the Commercial Poultry News: DelMarVa Growers Featured in NCC National Video Hot Weather Management of Poultry Keeping Broilers Cool During Hot Weather Virulent Newcastle Disease (yND) New Biosecurity Signs! Upcoming Events:...More info
Delmarva's Chicken Industry Boosts Economic Output and Generates $1.05 Billion in Inclome for Workers, Farmers Does Placing Paper Under Drinker Lines Improve Chick Performance? Let's Talk About Those "Factory Farms" USDA Launches New Farmers.gov Features...More info
1 - Biosecurity - Newcastle Virus 2 - University of Maryland Extension Releases Farm Stress Management Online Resources 3 - Maryland Farm Succession Workshops 4 - ‘We Brought the Farm to Them’ (Choice Voice) 5...More info
In this issue: Seasonable Technology for Managing Poultry House Emissions First Farmers' Field Day at LESREC - A Success! UME Reps See Better Biosecurity Awareness Russia Confirms 13 More Avian Influenza Outbreaks Reviewing the Rules...More info

Commercial Poultry Growers Field Day

Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2018 - 9:30am to 3:00pm
Haskins Farm
Commercial Poultry Growers Field Day, Wednesday, March 28, 2018 The Universities of Maryland and Delaware Extension, in conjunction with Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc., will be hosting an on-the-farm field day for commercial poultry growers. The field day will offer practical workshops, beneficial...

Annie’s Project: Women Managing Commercial Poultry

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 - 9:15am
Carvel Research & Education Center OR UD Paradee Center
Annie’s Project Annie was a woman who grew up in a small town in Northern Illinois. Her goal was to marry a farmer and she did. Annie spent her lifetime learning how to be an involved business partner with her farm husband. Together they did great things, but it wasn’t easy. This is Annie’s Project...
USDA Confirms Highly Pathogenic H7 Avian Influenza in a Commerical Flock in Tennessee Poultry Operators Urged to Review Biosecurity Plans Summer is Coming - Prepare Broiler Houses Now Operation to Offer Solution for Utilizing Region's...More info

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