Some recent pastured poultry documents from Florida extension

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by A.T. Hagan, Sep 15, 2010.

  1. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    The Florida extension service has put out a couple of pasture poultry related documents fairly recently that some folks here might find to be of interest.

    Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Getting Started

    Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior

    I'm told there are more to come in this series but they are not ready yet.

    Here's the poultry topics in general page

    For anyone who is fairly close to Gainesville there is a poultry workshop that is set for tomorrow. My daughter and I will be there.

    Thursday, September 16, 2010 @ 5:30 p.m.

    Location: Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office
    2800 NE 39 Avenue, Gainesville

    Topics include:
    ¨ Breed Selection
    ¨ Nutrition for Backyard Laying Flocks
    ¨ Chicken Tractors
    ¨ Requirements for Selling Eggs

    $5.00 Registration Fee
    (Meal Included)

    To register
    call (352)955-2402
    by Tuesday, September 14, 2010

    Cindy Sanders, Director/Livestock Agent
    Alachua County Cooperative Extension
    [email protected]
  2. Amyable

    Amyable Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    Greenleaf, WI
    Interesting read. Thank you for posting.
  3. Organics North

    Organics North Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 30, 2009
    Wisconsin Northwoods
    thanks for the good read!
  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

    I stopped reading at the point they called white leghorns a hybrid.....

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