Feed represents over 70% of the production costs in an egg production operation. Dr. Paul Patterson from Penn State University will be discussing the feeding of replacement pullets and laying hens. Dr. Patterson is a nutritionist. The central theme of his extension and research programs is environmental poultry management. Efforts focus on discovering and promoting efficient poultry production systems that place minimum burden on the environment.
Participation is free and brought to you by eXtension.org but requires a high speed internet connection. To participate, simply click on the link and enter the virtual meeting room as a guest. https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/poultry You will be asked to type in your name. You may want to attempt to join 5-10 minutes in advance of the start time in case you need to download an abode connect add in or update your software. These webinars are also recorded and made available through the http://www.extension.org/poultry website when you click on the small flock resource area.