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Beginner's Guide to Poultry Farming
-Alabama Poultry & Egg Assn
Getting Stated in the Egg Business
- Univ of California, Davis
Drinking Water Quality for Poultry
- North Carolina State Univ
Managing Rooster SpursAdded 02/22/04
The "politically correct" and "old wive's" method of dealing with them.
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Poultry - A Small-Scale Agriculture Alternative
- Virginia Tech
Small Scale Poultry Housing
- Virginia Tech
Points to Ponder Before Starting a Poultry Operation
- Univ of California, Davis
Home Flock, The
The "home flock" usually consists of 20 to 40 chickens kept to supply eggs and an occasional fat hen. Complete guide to raising a home flock.
- Mississippi State Univ
Raising Birds in an Urban Area
Dealing with Zoning Regulations, Ordinances, and the Neighbors
- American Poultry Association
What is Purebred Poultry?
The care and showing of purebred poultry.
- American Poultry Association
Management Specifications for Chickens
- Univ of Florida
The Small Flock for Poultry Meat
- Univ of Minnesota 
Development Application guidelines for the upgrade or expansion of poultry meat farms
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture 
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Hot Weather Management of Poultry
- North Carolina State Univ
The Small Laying Flock
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Small Laying Flock, The
- Univ of Minnesota
Small Poultry Flocks
- North Carolina State Univ
Small Poultry Flocks
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Resource Guide for Owners of Small Poultry Flocks
- Kansas State Univ (PDF)
Rearing Chicks and Pullets for the Small Laying Flock
- Univ of Minnesota
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Euthanasia of Poultry
Considerations for Producers, Transporters, and Veterinarians
- Univ of California, Davis
Standard Bred Poultry - Sources and Resourses
- Univ of California, Davis
Predators: Thieves in the Night
- Oklahoma State Univ (PDF 124k)
Poultry for the Small Producer
- Oklahoma State Univ (PDF 290k)
Molting and Other Causes of Feather Loss in Small Poultry Flocks
- Kansas State Univ (PDF)
Managing the Home Flock
- Univ of Georgia
Prevention of Egg Eating
- Virginia Tech
Predator Damage to Livestock and Poultry
- Virginia Tech
Management Guide for The Backyard Flock
- Univ of Georgia
Light: A Poultry Management Tool
- Univ of Wisconsin (PDF)
Hot Weather Management of Poultry
- North Carolina State Univ
Hot Weather Management in the Poultry House
- Oklahoma State Univ (PDF 202k)
Hatching and Brooding Small Numbers of Chicks
- Univ of Minnesota
Grow Healthy Chicks
- Mississippi State Univ
General Molting Recommendations
- Univ of California, Davis (PDF)
Farm Flock Poultry
- Univ of Minnesota
Clipping Chickens' Wings to Prevent Flight
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Current Regulations Affecting Sale of Poultry Products or Ready-to-Cook Poultry by Small Producers
- Virginia Tech
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Culling Hens
- Mississippi State Univ
Managing Poultry for Home and Hobby
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Cannibalism in the Small Poultry Flock
- Kansas State Univ (PDF)
Cannibalism: Prevention and Treatment
- Virginia Tech
Cannibalism Cause and Prevention in Poultry
- Univ of Nebraska
Brooding and Rearing the Home Meat Flock
- Univ of Nebraska
Brooding and Rearing Chicks for the Family Flock
- Univ of Missouri
Debeaking Laying Stock to Control Cannibalism
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Pride in the Poultry Farm
- Oklahoma State Univ (PDF 48k)
Raising Fowl And Small Animals in Urban Areas
- Virginia Tech
Bantams
- Univ of Wisconsin (PDF)
The Home Broiler Chicken Flock
- Univ of Florida
Growing Broilers
- Univ of New Hampshire (PDF)
The Home Broiler Flock
- Texas A&M Univ (PDF)
Raising Meat-Type Chickens
- Univ of Wisconsin (PDF)
Predator FAQ
Comprehensive list of frequently asked questions and answers about predators.  How do I determine what killed my chickens?
Small Scale Poultry Keeping: Introduction
Introduction to raising poultry on a small scale
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture (PDF-105k)
Lighting for  Poultry
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
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Small Scale Poultry Keeping: Lighting
(Intro, Light program for layers, Light program for broilers, culling birds, Blackout training, Types of Light, Summary of schedules and intensities)
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture (PDF-72k)
Small Scale Poultry Keeping: Brooding and Rearing Chicks
(Intro, Temperature, Preparing for the chickens, Cold brooders, Floor space and equipment, feeding)
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Small Scale Poultry Keeping: Feeding
(Nutrients, Buying and Mixing Feed, Free-choice feeding, Water)
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Small Scale Poultry Keeping: Housing Layers
(Intro, deep-litter System, the poultry shed, mice and rats, equipment.)
- NSW (Australia) Agriculture
Breeds and Varieties of Chickens
A listing of all pure breeds and strains of chickens recognized by the American Poultry Association.
- Mississippi State Univ
Starting and Managing Small Poultry Units
- Univ of California, Davis (PDF)
Selecting Chickens for Home Use
This leaflet is intended for hobbiests or small poultry growers.
- Univ of California, Davis (PDF)
Small Flock Management
A general management guide for backyard flock owners.
- Mississippi State Univ
Fan Performance and Efficiency for Animal Ventilation Systems
- Univ of Minnesota
Caring for Livestock While You're Gone
- Univ of Minnesota
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Evaluating Egg Producing Hens
- Univ of Minnesota
Feeding Livestock During Cold Weather
- Univ of Minnesota
Chicken Breeds and Varieties Officially Recognized
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Chickens and Eggs in the Economy
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
What is a Chicken?
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Systems Used for Breeding - Eggs vs Meat
- Univ of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Glossary of Poultry Terms
Definitions for common Poultry Terms
-Backyardchickens.com
Farm Practices: Poultry
Aticles related to all facets of Poultry Farming.
- British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture
Environmental Guideline for Poultry Producers
Aticles related to all facets of Poultry Farming & the Environment. (PDF)
- British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture
Poultry Youth of America
This site is designed to inform and assist young poultry famers across the globe. We have many resources available to our members, including an exclusive, moderated message board and chat room. 
Gentler Hens for Poultry Production
A team of Agricultural Research Service and Purdue University animal scientists and behavioralists at West Lafayette, Ind., is working on improvements in humane treatment of poultry, while keeping the business bottom line in mind.
- USDA (12/2003)

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