We’re at that stage with chickens where each new day brings more knowledge, experience, and savvy. This week we had the chance to visit with Dr Joseph B Hess, a professor in the Auburn University Poultry Science Department.
Joe and his colleague Dr Ken Macklin are teaming up to teach a workshop on backyard poultry at several locations around the state. We caught up with them in Dadeville and again in Wetumpka and buttonholed Joe for a quick visit.
Here’s the Poultry Illness Flow Chart that helped me when we were trying to diagnose Imogene’s condition.
Here’s that great video I talked about describing the development of an egg inside a hen’s body. If you’re keeping laying hens, you won’t want to miss it.