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Poultry Production

Poultry Resources

Associations
American Pastured Poultry Producers Association
American Poultry Association
Buffalo & Western NY Poultry Association
Eastern New York State Poultry Breeders Association
Heritage Chickens - The Livestock Conservancy

Backyard Poultry Production
Backyard Chicken Basics
Backyard Poultry Magazine
Developing Regulations for Keeping Urban Chickens
Housing for Small and Backyard Flocks
Safe Handling of Eggs from Small and Backyard Flocks
Small and Backyard Flocks
Urban Poultry

Disease and Health
Common Poultry Diseases
Parasite Management for Natural and Organic Poultry: Blackhead in Turkeys
Parasite Management for Natural and Organic Poultry: Coccidiosis
Poultry: Merck Veterinary Manual
The Poultry Site Quick Disease Guide

Egg Production
New York State Grades and Standards for Eggs and the Sale Thereof
Pastured Poultry: Egg Production
Sanitary Regulations for Direct Marketing Eggs
Small-Scale Egg Production (Organic and Non-Organic)

Exotic Poultry
Bobwhite Quail Production
Partridge Production
Pheasant Production
Ratite Production: Ostrich, Emu and Rhea

Housing and Management
Housing for Small and Backyard Flocks
Penn State Poultry Page
Poultry House Management for Alternative Production
Poultry: Equipment for Alternative Production

Marketing
Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock & Poultry
New York State Ag and Markets Poultry Page
New York State Grades and Standards for Eggs and the Sale Thereof
Rules and Regulations Relating to Meat Sales
Sanitary Regulations for Direct Marketing Eggs

Nutrition
Basic Poultry Nutrition
Feeding Chickens for Egg Production

Online Courses
Northeast Beginner Farmer Project - Online Poultry Production Course

Pastured Poultry
American Pastured Poultry Producers Association
Label Rouge: Pasture-based Poultry Production in France
Pastured Poultry Budgets: Slow Growing Broiler and Organic Comparisons
Pastured Poultry: Egg Production
Profitable Poultry: Raising Birds on Pasture

Processing
On-Farm Poultry Slaughtering Guidelines
Small-scale Poultry Processing

Turkeys
Raising Turkeys
Small-Flock Turkey Production

Waterfowl
Brooding and Rearing Ducklings and Goslings
Raising Geese in Small or Backyard Flocks
Raising Waterfowl
Weeding With Geese

Last updated October 4, 2017