Poultry Tips

UGA Department of Poultry Science Extension

Five Common Issues During Brooding

PDF Version The brooding period is important to getting chicks off to a good start and influences flock performance.  Depending on the market weight, the brooding period represents as much as 1/3 of the grow-out period.  The chick is still developing and will grow rapidly during this period.  The objective…
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Feeding Poultry Right

PDF Version If you raise poultry as a hobby, or on a small-scale, it’s typically not feasible to mix your own feed.  Larger-scale commercial operations maintain the ability to purchase bulk amounts of the individual ingredients, plus have the equipment to grind, mix, and pellet their feed.  Buying an already…
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