Safe handling key to avoid illness from backyard poultry flocks

Contact Barbara Ingham, 608-263-7383, bhingham@wisc.edu More and more people are raising flocks of poultry in their urban backyards in Wisconsin and across the U.S. As the practice becomes legal in more areas and grows in popularity, experts recommend observing safe handling practices to avoid illness caused from poultry or eggs. According to the Centers for […]

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Farmers who raise poultry in southeast Wisconsin are asked to fill out survey about a mobile processing unit

Rose Skora, 262-857-1945 or 262-886-8460, Rose.Skora@kenoshacounty.org The University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension in partnership with local producers and processors is working to evaluate the feasibility of a USDA inspected mobile poultry processing facility to serve small, mid-sized, custom and batch poultry producers in southeast Wisconsin. We are requesting feedback from current and potential poultry producers […]

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