This was part of a continued workshop, Thursday, May 16, on a proposed backyard chicken ordinance commissioners have held. Workshops have been held on two other occasions during planning commission regular meetings.
National Senior Health and Fitness DayWednesday, May 29, 2019; 9 a.m. to noonCome and check out this event at the Statesville Fitness Center.Activities will include a heal … Continue Reading
Chicken about chickensBy Gail Peckler-Dziki Correspondent The Salem Lakes board discussed the possibility for placing the chicken ordinance on the May 20 Committee of the Whole agenda, but it wasn't there. The village has been wrestling with the revised ordinance for several months.
During the week of May 3-9, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
The African swine fever outbreak devastating China's swine herd and spreading around Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe will greatly change the global protein economy. The U.S. poultry industry looks to benefit from this bad situation, but it is unclear how long the gain will last.
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PERRYSBURG — A council committee is taking the first step toward adding enforcement to chicken zoning regulations.
Check out Statesville Free News’ article on last week’s Wake Up to Ag Event.This is an annual event that brings in kindergartners from across the county to get h … Continue Reading
Introductory class on the Firewise Program coming to N.C. Cooperative Extension of Iredell County, Monday, May 13, 2019, from noon to 1:30 p.m.The Firewise program teaches p … Continue Reading
Infectious coryza affects commercial layer and broiler flocks. Learn what producers should look for and what methods of treatment may be valuable.
How To Blow Out An Egg | Community ChickensHave you ever wanted (or needed) to know how to blow out an egg? Crafts and Easter egg coloring are great reasons to blow out an egg. Filled with mustard (to hopefully stop an egg eater) is popular among many chicken keepers. Farm fresh eggs make beautiful arrangements.
Chickens and Composting: Stirring It Up | Community ChickensWhile most backyard chickens exist for the production of eggs and meat, compost is an equally valuable resource the chicken run can provide. Even better, the bulk of the labor is free, and copious amounts of compost pays in dividends. The birds are happier and healthier because there's no better place to find insects and worms than a compost bin.
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Infectious coryza is a bacterial disease caused by Avibacterium paragallinarum that affects chickens' respiratory systems.
The first human case of avian influenza A H5N1 has been confirmed in Nepal, while new outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) in poultry have been reported in Mexico, Nepal and Taiwan.
During the week of April 26-May 2, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed three additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
The key aspect of protecting birds from the heat is maximizing their hours of comfort while minimizing their hours of stress. This requires close attention to detail for the grower. Often, these actions and management techniques are not the easiest.
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During the week of April 12-18, the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service confirmed five additional cases of virulent Newcastle disease in Riverside and San Bernardino counties, California.
Mandan approves chickens in city limitsMANDAN, N.D. - Backyard chickens capable of producing farm-fresh eggs will be allowed in Mandan's city limits. In order to house the poultry, residents must obtain a $100 permit, which is revocable, good for one year and costs $50 to renew.On Tuesday night, the city commission approved the second and...
How Long Do Chicks Need Heat Lamps? | Brinsea and Backyard PoultryHeat Lamps: For Chicks, They're Not Optional! Do chickens need heat in winter? Only the babies, and only for a short time. But how long do chicks need a heat lamp? A holiday tradition is, thankfully, declining. Few pet stores sell baby chicks at Easter, and farm stores are reluctant.
Cobb Salad Frittata in Recipes - Post a CommentFor the last several months, I've been sharing an egg recipe from Kate over at Framed Cooks each Thursday.
Low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) has been confirmed in a flock of almost 9,500 breeding ducks in Monterey County, California.