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Come join Brevard County 4-H for our annual 4-H Fair & Market Poultry Auction on Friday, April 5th and Saturday, April 6th at the UF/IFAS Extension Brevard County office in Cocoa! This event is free and open to… Read More
Keeping a few chickens in your backyard can be an enjoyable experience that also rewards you with a few eggs. Chickens are easy to keep but must be fed, and housed properly and kept safe from predators. Cities… Read More
As an Extension Agent with a background in poultry, I receive many poultry questions concerning anatomy, biology, egg production, etc. The information below answers some of the most common questions received.
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension has become the go-to educational resource for Duval County residents who want to raise chickens in their own backyards. When Jacksonville passed an ordinance in 2015 allowing hens… Read More
With decreasing temperatures on the way, poultry farmers should implement proper management techniques to insure their animals’ health, safety, and productivity during the winter. Now is a good time to take into consideration the light, heat, ventilation, food… Read More
Commercial poultry is typically vaccinated, but small flock owners rarely vaccinate their birds for a variety of reasons: vaccines are too expensive, the owners are unaware disease is present, or they don’t know where to purchase vaccines. If… Read More