• birds
  • Poultry ( / ˌ p oʊ l t r iː / ) are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs , their meat or their feathers . (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry also includes other birds that are killed for their meat, such as the young of pigeons (known as squabs ) but does not include similar wild birds hunted for sport or food and known as game . (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry can be distinguished from "game", defined as wild birds or mammals hunted for food or sport, a word also used to describe the flesh of these when eaten. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry litter is used in confinement buildings used for raising broilers , turkeys and other birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Some materials may meet industry goals once under the birds but if it is difficult to obtain, it will not find favor as a poultry litter. (wikipedia.org)
  • But, if the birds do have identification such as a band, then the identification needs to be noted in the poultry movement records. (in.gov)
  • Some people who have contact with items, like coops or water dishes, in the area where poultry live can get sick without actually touching one of the birds. (cdc.gov)
  • Buy birds from hatcheries that participate in the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Poultry Improvement Plan (USDA-NPIP) U.S. voluntary Salmonella Monitoring Program [279 KB] . (cdc.gov)
  • Poultry (/ˌpoʊltriː/) are domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, their meat or their feathers. (wikipedia.org)
  • citation needed] The Soil Association standards used to certify organic flocks in the UK, indicate a maximum outdoors stocking density of 1,000 birds per hectare and a maximum of 2,000 hens in each poultry house. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry refers to domesticated birds kept by humans for their eggs, meat, feathers, or as pets. (wikipedia.org)
  • It includes a variety of other birds, including ducks, geese, and exotics in the poultry family. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry grit is a material fed to birds consisting mainly of crushed stone (though often with additives) which helps the bird's digestion grind their food. (wikipedia.org)
  • The height of the poultry showing in the United Kingdom was during the late 19th and early 20th century, when The Crystal Palace Poultry Show were held at The Crystal Palace, the largest attracting 10,533 filled cages, the actual number of birds unknown as many were pairs. (wikipedia.org)
  • A poultry association was organised afterwards and another show attempted the next year, which attracted 12,000 birds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Birds exhibited at poultry shows are judged to the local standard, a compiled manual that describe the ideal form of a poultry breed. (wikipedia.org)
  • meat
  • Poultry is the second most widely eaten type of meat globally and, along with eggs, provides nutritionally beneficial food containing high-quality protein accompanied by a low proportion of fat. (wikipedia.org)
  • All poultry meat should be properly handled and sufficiently cooked in order to reduce the risk of food poisoning . (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry Abstracts is a fully searchable abstracts database of internationally published research on all aspects of poultry production, from fertilization and embryology to slaughter and meat processing, consumption and marketing. (cabi.org)
  • Though pasture feeding improves the nutritive quality of ruminant meats, the effect of pasture feeding on poultry meat composition is not well established. (wikipedia.org)
  • eggs
  • Poultry may carry bacteria such as Salmonella that can contaminate the inside of eggs before the shells are formed. (cdc.gov)
  • Shell eggs may become contaminated with Salmonella through the laying process, once the eggs are laid, through poultry feed or bedding. (cdc.gov)
  • 3) "Hauler" means any person, firm or corporation that transports live poultry or hatching eggs from premises to premises, to a distributor, to a live bird market or to a dealer. (ct.gov)
  • 4) "Live bird market" means a facility at which live poultry or hatching eggs are congregated for sale or to be slaughtered and dressed for sale to the public or restaurants or to be sold live for any purpose. (ct.gov)
  • In refusing to issue a license, the commissioner shall give due regard to whether the applicant has had such a license previously revoked or suspended or has violated any state or federal law or regulation concerned with interstate transport of live poultry and hatching eggs or live poultry health requirements. (ct.gov)
  • Compter
  • Poultry Compter (also sometimes known as Poultry Counter) was a small compter, or prison, run by a Sheriff of the City of London from mediaeval times until 1815. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1580 the Catholic printer William Carter was held in Poultry Compter before being transferred to the Tower of London and executed on charges of treason against Queen Elizabeth I. The compter was used to house prisoners such as vagrants, debtors and religious dissenters, as well as criminals convicted of misdemeanours including homosexuality, prostitution and drunkenness. (wikipedia.org)
  • On 1 August 1772, for instance, The Craftsman reported that "a well dressed man was detected, near Lombard-street, in an unnatural crime, and immediately committed to the Poultry Compter. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Poultry Compter was demolished in 1817. (wikipedia.org)
  • Strong's owner sought the help of John Ross, keeper of the Poultry Compter, and William Miller, an officer under the Lord Mayor of London, to kidnap him, and Strong was then imprisoned in the compter and sold for £30. (wikipedia.org)
  • The street gave its name to a prison, Poultry Compter, once located there. (wikipedia.org)
  • live poultry
  • However, children and other groups of people have a greater chance of illness from handling live poultry or anything in the area where they live and roam. (cdc.gov)
  • Keep reading to learn about the steps you can take to stay healthy around live poultry. (cdc.gov)
  • How do people get Salmonella infections from live poultry? (cdc.gov)
  • Live poultry might have Salmonella germs in their droppings and on their bodies (feathers, feet, and beaks), even when they appear healthy and clean. (cdc.gov)
  • People become infected with Salmonella germs when they put their hands or equipment that has been in contact with live poultry in or around their mouth. (cdc.gov)
  • Always wash your hands with soap and water right after touching live poultry or anything in the area where they live and roam. (cdc.gov)
  • Don't let live poultry inside the house, especially in areas where food or drink is prepared, served, or stored. (cdc.gov)
  • Don't let children younger than 5 years, adults older than 65, or people with weakened immune systems from conditions such as cancer treatment, HIV/AIDS or organ transplants, handle or touch chicks, ducklings, or other live poultry. (cdc.gov)
  • Stay outdoors when cleaning any equipment or materials used to raise or care for live poultry, such as cages or feed or water containers. (cdc.gov)
  • Such records shall be made available at any time for inspection by the commissioner or the commissioner's authorized agent for the purpose of determining the origin and destination of any live poultry handled by the dealer. (ct.gov)
  • e) The provisions of this section do not apply to any person, firm or corporation that is only a producer, except that a producer who transports live poultry directly to a live bird market, wholesaler, distributor or other dealer shall be deemed a hauler and subject to the provisions of this section. (ct.gov)
  • Healthy
  • Healthy poultry require a sufficient amount of protein and carbohydrates, along with the necessary vitamins, dietary minerals, and an adequate supply of water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program 1 - Health and Welfare - aims to maintain a sustainable, healthy and welfare conscious supply of poultry products despite newly emerging pathogens, increasing environmental concerns about production and changing consumer demands. (wikipedia.org)
  • production
  • In many areas of the United States , shavings from pine or other soft woods have historically been the bedding of choice for poultry production. (wikipedia.org)
  • Regionally, other materials have been the bedding material of choice due to regional cost and availability, such as rice hulls in the lower Mississippi River poultry production areas of Arkansas and Mississippi. (wikipedia.org)
  • Recently published conferences, annual reports and books on any aspect of poultry production are included. (cabi.org)
  • The judicious use and reduction of antibiotics in poultry production is here to stay," said Dr. Kayla Price, poultry technical manager for Alltech Canada, in a recent webinar. (alltech.com)
  • 6) "Producer" means any person, firm or corporation engaged in the breeding, raising or keeping of poultry for the purpose of food production, hatching egg production or for show or exhibition. (ct.gov)
  • In the US, the national organization overseeing poultry production is the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). (wikipedia.org)
  • The quantity of feed, and the nutritional requirements of the feed, depend on the weight and age of the poultry, their rate of growth, their rate of egg production, the weather (cold or wet weather causes higher energy expenditure), and the amount of nutrition the poultry obtain from foraging. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Poultry CRC's major challenge is to help Australia achieve sustainable, ethical poultry production in the face of population growth and climate change. (wikipedia.org)
  • Program 3 - Safe and Quality Food Production - focuses on controlling food-borne illnesses related to poultry products (i.e. (wikipedia.org)
  • litter
  • Without a useful purpose for the used litter, poultry growers would need to dispose of unmanageable quantities of old litter. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, if the new material has increased value once removed from the poultry house compared to current litters or if the current litter material itself becomes difficult to obtain or the quality is decreases, poultry growers may decide to use the new litter material. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry can consume as much as 4% of their diet as litter, therefore any bedding material must not contain contaminants, such as pesticides or metals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Watery droppings caused by nutrition and/or infectious agents can also be a cause of excessive moisture in poultry litter. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • Humane treatment and the perceived health benefits of pastured poultry are causing an increase in demand for such products. (wikipedia.org)
  • Australian
  • In September 2010, the Australian Office of the Fair Work Ombudsman commenced an investigation into allegations that Adelaide Poultry - part of the Baiada Group of Companies, had contravened Commonwealth workplace laws after public comments were made alleging underpayment of its workers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Poultry Cooperative Research Centre, or Poultry CRC, is a joint venture established and supported under the Australian Government's Cooperative Research Centres Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, the Poultry CRC received an Australian Collaborative Innovation Award in May 2012. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many of these are accredited by a national body, such as the Poultry Club of Great Britain while others, such as Australian poultry clubs are only managed on a state level. (wikipedia.org)
  • shipment
  • Unlike mash, where the ingredients can separate in shipment and the poultry can pick and choose among the ingredients, the ingredients in a single pellet stay together, and the poultry eat the pellets whole. (wikipedia.org)
  • exhibition
  • The exhibition of poultry was promoted as an alternative to cock fighting in the United Kingdom following the banning of such activities in 1849. (wikipedia.org)
  • plants
  • Before the twentieth century, poultry were mostly kept on general farms, and foraged for much of their feed, eating insects, grain spilled by cattle and horses, and plants around the farm. (wikipedia.org)
  • bird
  • Poultry" is a term used for any kind of domesticated bird, captive-raised for its utility, and traditionally the word has been used to refer to wildfowl ( Galliformes ) and waterfowl ( Anseriformes ) but not to cagebirds such as songbirds and parrots . (wikipedia.org)
  • house
  • Set aside a pair of shoes to wear while taking care of poultry and keep those shoes outside of the house. (cdc.gov)
  • early
  • In the 15th and early 17th century, Poultry was noted for its taverns, but few were rebuilt after the Great Fire of 1666. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • TONY JONES, PRESENTER: Police are being asked to investigate video footage that appears to show repeated acts of animal cruelty at a major poultry processor on the outskirts of Sydney. (abc.net.au)
  • small
  • The word "poultry" comes from the French/Norman word poule , itself derived from the Latin word pullus , which means small animal. (wikipedia.org)
  • A small lane off Poultry, Grocers' Hall Court, leads to the livery hall of the Worshipful Company of Grocers, one of the City's original twelve great livery companies that ranks second in the companies' order of precedence. (wikipedia.org)
  • farms
  • As farming became more specialized, many farms kept flocks too large to be fed in this way, and nutritionally complete poultry feed was developed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Association
  • It wasn't until 1874 that the American Standard of Perfection were adopted by the recently formed American Poultry Association, creating the first poultry standard in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • held
  • Rides, parades and contests are held, including the "Miss Chick" contest for high school age young ladies and a "Little Miss Poultry Days" contest for girls ages 4-6. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry Days Festival began as a single day event held on a Thursday and referred to as Poultry Day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Finally, in 1972, the annual Poultry Days Festival was expanded to a three-day event on held on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry Days has settled into being held on the second full weekend in June. (wikipedia.org)
  • The first poultry show in North America was held on 15-16 November, 1849, in Quincy Market, Boston, surpassing expectations to receive over 1400 entries however it proved a debacle as no poultry standard existed and judging was cancelled as there was no way to decide what was a purebred. (wikipedia.org)
  • once
  • It took its name from its location on a section of Cheapside called Poultry, from the produce that was once sold in street markets along the thoroughfare. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry takes its name, like other roads nearby such as Milk Street and Bread Street, from the various produce once sold at Cheapside (meaning "market-place" in Old English). (wikipedia.org)
  • On the north side of the street once stood the church of St Mildred Poultry. (wikipedia.org)
  • shows
  • In practice, an anesthetic is rarely used during dubbing and as a consequence, the RSPCA Australia is opposed to dubbing on poultry intended to be exhibited at shows, and describes the practice as a cause of pain and distress. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Crystal Palace Great Poultry Shows continued to run with great success until the Crystal Palace burnt down. (wikipedia.org)
  • Poultry shows are generally organised by a poultry club. (wikipedia.org)
  • office
  • No 1 Poultry is a postmodern office and retail building which is home to the Coq d'Argent restaurant, which includes a rooftop terrace and formal garden. (wikipedia.org)
  • A poultry was the office in a medieval household responsible for the purchase and preparation of poultry, as well as the room in which the poultry was stored. (wikipedia.org)
  • records
  • d) Any poultry dealer licensed under this section shall keep accounts and records that fully and clearly disclose all transactions related to the conduct of such dealer's business. (ct.gov)
  • BOOK
  • Joel Salatin of Swoope, Virginia, helped to reintroduce the technique at Polyface Farm, and wrote his book Pastured Poultry Profits to spread the idea to other farmers. (wikipedia.org)
  • includes
  • The online version of Poultry Abstracts is updated weekly and includes a fully searchable backfile to 1983 of over 159,000 abstracts. (cabi.org)
  • known
  • Blinders, also known as peepers, are devices fitted to, or through, the beaks of poultry to block their forward vision and assist in the control of feather pecking, cannibalism and sometimes egg-eating. (wikipedia.org)