My wonderful husband made this hoop house for our broiler chickens over Easter weekend. The broiler chicks he wanted me to buy next year but I went ahead and bought this year. Without a place to put them. The official plans can be found at “Making a Hoop Pen For Pasture Poultry” courtesy of the University of […]
Here’s a new thing. Weekly happenings posts. This week isn’t even over yet and I don’t want it to be because it’s National Ag Week! I was too busy working and doing life things to blast social media about agriculture the way I planned to. There is one more day so I’ll have to try. […]
Poultry testing. When I told my physical therapist that was my big weekend plans she thought I said poetry reading. I understand her confusion. This weekend was our annual poultry testing certification class which is way more fun than poetry reading. Poultry testing is a required skill for state livestock inspectors and one we are […]
Saw this intelligent design for poultry housing at the Howard County fair this year. I meant to ask how much it cost but forgot. It should be simple enough to figure out, I think it’s a brillant.
On February 2nd the University of Maryland Extension hosted the Mid Atlantic Poultry Expo at the Carroll County Ag Center. Work had a booth set up and for the first time we got to teach a class. The class was on Poultry Testing with a live testing demonstration. I had a blast meeting all the […]