Poultry & Fowl

Many people like to keep a small flock of chickens, turkeys, etc.  These flocks can be helpful by eating insects and fruit and vegetable scraps, providing useful manure for fertilizer, and also providing meat and eggs.  They may be used to provide a funding stream on some small farms, as well.

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  • Silvopasture October 28, 2016
    The silvopasture list serve is a network of farmers, researchers, educators, and students interested in silvopasture. To subscribe send an e-mail to join-silvopasture@lists.wisc.edu. To unsubscribe, send an e-mail to leave-silvopasture@lists.wisc.edu.
  • Composting Mortalities January 8, 2015
    While not a part of farming that we like to think about, animal death happens.  How do you properly dispose of dead animals on your farm?  Cornell has a publication on composting animal mortalities that will show you how to get started. Cornell Publication on Composting Animal Mortalities
  • Livestock Lessons: Keeping Your Place Bio-secure July 8, 2014
    Biosecurity is a word that we hear a lot from veterinarians and governmental agencies. But what is biosecurity and is it something that you should be worried about? Well, this is how I view biosecurity; it is taking measures to prevent the transfer of diseases from place to place and animal to animal. So what […]

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