News published on February 26, 2021
Precision poultry farming is the use of advanced technologies to optimize the contribution and health/welfare management of individual animals. UGA poultry science Extension team will host the 2021 Georgia Precision Poultry Farming Conference to provide a training and exchange opportunity focusing on precision poultry production. At this event, industry professionals, researchers, and producers ...
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News published on February 26, 2021
This online training series covers a broad range of topics for those new to the poultry industry as well as experienced professionals. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with experts in many areas of poultry production during the series. Each module within the series will include both basic and advanced instruction. Modules will be made available for viewing separately or in thei ...
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This member gave a presentation on January 28, 2020
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2020
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IPPE - International Production & Processing Expo 2020
Video published on March 13, 2019
Casey Ritz (University of Georgia) discussed the importance of effective litter management, during IPPE 2019 in Atlanta, USA.
Article published the October 26, 2017
Often heard, frequently misunderstood, “biosecurity” is a set of practices that all poultry owners should know and implement to protect their poultry flocks from a disease. Birds that are raised under pastured or free-range management styles are particularly in need of attention due to their increased exposure to environmental disease sources.     What is biosecurity?  ...
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Article published the March 22, 2017
Georgia poultry farmers produce more than 2.0 million tons of poultry litter/manure annually in the process of producing meat and eggs. Fortunately, when stored and applied appropriately, this material has value as an organic fertilizer and soil conditioner. As a result, poultry litter/manure has been applied to Georgia’s soils dating back to the beginning of the poultry industry in Georgia ...
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Video published on February 28, 2017
Casey Ritz, Professor and Extension Specialist at the University of Georgia, talked about techniques and management practices to comply with regulations in processing poultry litter, during IPPE 2017 in Atlanta, USA.
Article published the February 17, 2017
This publication outlines the information needed to develop a Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plan (CNMP) for dry poultry litter operations. The information collected from this checklist can be used in the CNMP Generator computer software developed by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. CNMP Generator software is available from county Extension agents and other state agricultural ag ...
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Article published the September 30, 2016
Poultry manure fertilizer contains all the essential nutrients required for crop production, and its value as an organic fertilizer and a source of plant nutrients has been recognized for centuries. Even with its beneficial effects on plant growth, however, manure constitutes only a small percentage of the nutrients applied to cropland when compared to commercial fertilizer. Poultry manure fertil ...
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