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A new test developed by USDA Agricultural Research Service scientists in College Station, Texas, could make it easier to breed pathogen-resistant chickens.

Nutrient management and disease are expected to be complicated by warmer, wetter conditions. An increase in hot days will challenge some and benefit others.

Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences will help farmers convert from traditional caged housing to noncaged systems.

For the second consecutive year, poultry exhibits will again be part of Pennsylvania's 109 county and community fairs in 2017.

Safe handling practices with backyard chickens are the key to avoiding Salmonella infection, which may cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.

This family farm is planning for the future. Last year, Sperry Farms, located in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, added on 30,000 square feet to house new egg processing equipment, which moves 53 eggs through the system per second, or 530 cases an hour.

Backyard chickens can be a great addition to your backyard, but proper care is a must.

The 2017 Carolyn Blum Memorial Pennsylvania Poultry Youth Service Award was presented to Kim Munden, of Meadville, Pennsylvania.

Farming is a full-time job, but for this Licking County couple, off-farm jobs helped them get into farming.

Eggs from small flocks of chickens are more likely to be contaminated with salmonella enteritidis than eggs sold in grocery store.
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