Published on April 2, 2012
4-H youths raise poultry every year as projects for county or state fair exhibits. After the fair, some birds may be processed either for immediate consumption or for future use.
Published on March 20, 2012
The Michigan State University Environmental Quality for Agriculture team provides industry information on air quality, biosecurity, diet modification, mortality management and water conservation.
Published on February 27, 2012
Keeping a small flock of chickens in cities is an activity that is growing in popularity. Unfortunately, there is often a large gap between these new urban audiences and their knowledge of poultry husbandry.
Published on February 8, 2012
MSU's Animal Welfare and Behavior Group focuses its research on identifying and developing management practices and standards for improving the quality of life for animals.
The 4-H Animal Care and Well-Being Bookmarks are species-specific resources to help provide answers to ten commonly asked questions about animals that youth may encounter when showing at a fair or exhibition.