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Ask a dozen a poultry enthusiasts what the best breed of chicken is and you’ll get a dozen different answers.

A number of factors influence the increase in egg production when the weather turns warm.

The attacks cost farm operators a total of about $1.7 million.

COLUMBUS — Three worrisome strains of avian flu have been detected in birds out West.

Backyard chickens are common in rural areas, but chicken farming is becoming increasingly popular in urban areas, especially with Millennials.

Broiler growers in the United States reportedly placed 166 million chicks for meat production, which was also up by 3 percent from November 2013.

Meadowhawk Farm raises bronze and heritage turkeys.

Many small farms integrate a poultry enterprise -- and many new farmers get started with poultry -- because chickens, eggs, turkeys, and ducks are popular with customers, low-investment, quick-turnaround enterprises.

Thinking about backyard poultry? Think manure. Think adequate coop space. Think water. Think feed. Think animal care.

LINCOLN, Neb. -- In 1950 there were poultry science departments at more than 40 state colleges and universities. Today six have departments of poultry...
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