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Purdue experts discuss what small farms need to consider about meat processing.

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This publication addresses poultry health and productivity issues connected to exposing flocks to aflatoxin-contaminated feed.  More...
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This publication outlines the problem of aflatoxin contamination of animal feed and provides management practices that can lower the risk of contamination.  More...
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The use of antimicrobials (substances that kill or inhibit microorganisms) in food animal production is one of the more controversial agricultural practices in the United States. The author of this 4-page PDF publication  More...
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Describes various poultry pests and how to control them. Includes tables of insecticides with information on usage and restrictions.  More...
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The publication discusses rodents and poultry diseases, conducting rodent inspections, rat and mouse facts, rodent control in poultry operations, and a how-to guide for using baits and bait containers in poultry faciliti  More...
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Mycotoxins in corn and other grains can reduce performance in both ruminants (cattle, sheep, goats) and non-ruminants (swine, poultry) and can have detrimental effects on both finishing animals and reproducing males and  More...
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There is growing concern over a possible link between MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) and livestock production. This publication answers several of the most common questions surrounding this issue.  More...
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This 3-page publication discusses the issues that must be addressed before large amounts of DDGS can be fed on poultry farms.  More...
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This fact sheet contains a list of resources; for example, if you are interested in knowing how to initiate steps to quarantine the infect area and contain the spread of disease, then the contact list says to contact Ind  More...
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The desire to begin raising poultry must be carefully considered before the first purchase. This publication details information about Housing Birds, Placing Birds, and Water and Feed.  More...
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Animal identification is the basis for keeping accurate production records of the herd/flock. This publication provides information about numbering systems and identification methods such as ear tagging, freeze branding,  More...
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The formation of an egg is a remarkable process that takes just over a day, from ovulation to oviposition. This two-page PDF publication will help you familiarize yourself with the process of formation and understand the  More...
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Composting of dead poultry is a natural process where beneficial bacteria and fungi convert organic material into a useful end product called compost. If properly done, no offensive odor is created from the process, an  More...
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Poultry slaughtering and processing plants typically process 20,000 or more birds per day. The shackling, killing, scalding, and picking areas of the plant emit airborne microorganisms, moisture, and dust. These contamin  More...
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Proper handling, storage, and application of manure from poultry operations will protect Indiana's water resources. It can also increase profits of bird and crop enterprises. Here we bring together information about  More...
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Discover the value and purpose of bantams, and their characteristics, breeds, and varieties. Learn how to get started raising bantams, secure breeding stock, select and mate bantams, incubate and rear their young, feed a  More...

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