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Egg production varies among chicken breeds and is affected by age, daylight hours and feed efficiency. Learn how to optimize your flock's production.

This brings Pennsylvania up to nine total commercial flocks impacted by highly pathogenic avian influenza and 3.8 million birds culled preventatively or killed by the disease.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture confirmed on April 16 a case of highly pathogenic avian influenza in a commercial layer chicken flock, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

The ban, in response to the threat of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, takes effect April 16 and will last for 60 days or until the department rescinds the order. 

With recent reports of sick and dying songbirds in Ohio and surrounding states, hobby and backyard poultry owners should take steps to protect their flocks. 

Julie Geiss recalls the time she tried to raise peafowl and all the trials and tribulations that came with it. Is she going for round two?

Small-scale egg producers and their consumers should understand good handling practices to ensure food safety when buying or selling farm fresh eggs.

Before you take home a duckling or ducklings this spring, be aware of the care requirements for your flock to thrive.

State veterinarian Kevin Brightbill urged Pennsylvania’s poultry industry to ramp up biosecurity practices due to the spread of bird flu in Asia and Europe.

Learn more about the benefits of having poultry in the pasture — for both the poultry and other livestock that might be grazing it.