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Poultry U

Information on all aspects of the poultry industry: management, economics, facilities, health and diseases, nutrition and feeding, mortality, odor, pest control, small-scale production, and more


Information about the ways to implement enhanced biosecurity protocols.

Small Farms poultry

Poultry basics for small-scale and beginning farmers

Avian influenza

What to do if your poultry may be infected, and steps to protect your flock.

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Nutrient seepage from turkey litter operations

Research update and recommendations to address or prevent groundwater contamination

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Nutritional and feeding strategies to minimize nutrient losses in livestock manure

One of the key components to lowering air and water pollution from manure is the animal diet.

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Poultry Your Way

A guide to poultry management alternatives from the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture

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