The Maryland Manure Transport Program will now offer a $28 per ton cost-share rate for producers hauling poultry manure across the state.
Pennsylvania State Veterinarian urges Pennsylvania’s poultry industry, including backyard bird owners, to step up their biosecurity practices as East Asia and Europe report cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza. Read more
Don Whitefield has worked hard to raise poultry the past 20 years while battling the elements and risks of doing business in a local economy that relies heavily on summer tourism in nearby Lake George. Read more
Pennsylvania turkey farmers are preparing for the possibility that families will want smaller-than-normal birds for this year’s pandemic-thwarted Thanksgiving. Read more
Pallman Farms has been producing capons and Thanksgiving turkeys for three generations. Capons are male broiler chicken neutered at 8-10 days of age, which ultimately allows the birds to grow to a larger size without any artificial help. Read more
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State Extension is offering a new online course, Raising Poultry in Your Backyard, for people who are considering or are currently raising a flock for pets, home consumption of eggs or meat, or exhibition. This course will lead to a better understanding for flock … Read more
A grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation will help Delmarva Poultry Industry, Inc. build and market an online and app-based chicken litter matching tool, connecting farmers who need litter to grow crops with chicken growers who have litter to sell. Read more