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Poultry Nutrition

Filed Under: Youth Poultry

Poultry Nutrition will focus on the composition of a balanced diet for backyard flocks and why a balanced diet is important to meat-type, egg-type, and dual purpose birds.

Target Audience(s):

Any individual with a backyard flock or youth with a 4-H/FFA project (including 4-H Cloverbuds)


Participants will:

  • Increase awareness of the importance of nutrition to the backyard flock,
  • Improve understanding of the differences in nutritional needs of birds kept for different purposes, and
  • Increase understanding of commercial poultry and how they are not fed growth hormones in the diet.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 1

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 4

Program Delivery:

  • Workshop
  • Educational Class
  • Group Discussion
  • Numbered Extension Publication

Primary Contact:

Dr. Tom Tabler,


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