Some recent pastured poultry documents from Florida extension

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  1. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

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    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
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/an232

    Introduction to Pasture-Raised Poultry: Maximizing Foraging Behavior
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/an237

    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
    http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/topic_poultry

    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.

    POULTRY WORKSHOP
    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

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    Interesting read. Thank you for posting.
     
  3. Organics North

    Organics North Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for the good read!
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  4. rebelcowboysnb

    rebelcowboysnb Confederate Money Farm

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

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