A website from UGA Cooperative Extension

Claudia Dunkley, Ph.D.

  • New and Emerging Lines in Poultry Production

    Over the years, there has been an increased demand for organically or naturally produced poultry products mostly due to the perception that these products are safer, tastier and healthier. In the United States, organic poultry broiler production increased from 1.9 million birds in 2000 to more than 10.4 million in 2005, while organic layer production…

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  • Handling Eggs After They Are Laid

    PDF Version Now that your hens are laying, how will you handle your eggs? Whether the eggs will be hatched or eaten, they should be collected frequently. Eggs that are laid late in the day should be collected and not left for the next day. For optimal hatchability, hatching eggs should be collected at least…

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