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Poultry Fact Sheets and Publications Available
on Virginia Cooperative Extension Resource Page via WWW
Livestock Update, May 1997
Phillip J. Clauer, Poultry Extension Specialist, Virginia Tech
Agents and individuals alike can now access 18 Virginia Extension Fact Sheets and Publications about poultry
on the VCE Resource page on the WWW. To access this information, open the location:
Then click into livestock, poultry, dairy and follow to poultry. The Small Specialty Flock has the following resources online with more to come:
Biosecurity for Poultry
Brooding of Domestic Fowl
Management Requirements for Waterfowl
Management Requirements for Laying Flocks
Management Requirements for Meat Bird Flocks
Raising Fowl and Small Animals in Urban Areas
Ratite Nutrition and Feeding
Transporting Poultry in a Humane Manner
Avian Disease Fact Sheet
Cannibalism: Prevention and Treatment
Estimating the Value of Domestic Fowl
Leg and Food Disorders in Domestic Fowl
Prevention of Egg Eating
Why Have My Hens Stopped Laying?
A Small-Scale Agriculture Alternative: Poultry
Small Scale Poultry Housing
Suggestions for Organizing Poultry Shows at Fairs and Exhibitions
These pages are very easy to print at demand for use with clients. Please consider using this information to your advantage.
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