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grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 11, 2008
9:58 PM

Post #5882594

This should be a shorter, sweeter compilation from the bird link thread. I am also adding livestock links as I get them. Work in progress. I hope to group by topic and have notes as to what each is good for. Please D-mail me if I've forgotten something so I can add it. Please D-mail me if a link no longer works.

Overall good information sources POULTRY:
http://www.browneggblueegg.com/
http://www.afn.org/~poultry/poulint.htm
http://www.moonlightmileherbs.com/
http://www.lionsgrip.com/chickens.html
http://www.metzerfarms.com/faq.htm (waterfowl)
http://www.albc-usa.org/cpl/wtchlist.html#chickens (heritage breeds)
http://ag.ansc.purdue.edu/poultry/extensio.htm
http://dlhunicorn.conforums.com/index.cgi

Breed specifics:
http://www.ithaca.edu/staff/jhenderson/chooks/chooks.html
http://www.peafowl.org/
http://www.thatquailplace.com/
http://www.albc-usa.org/cpl/buckeye.html
http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/poultry/index.htm
http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/other/ (livestock)
http://www.dovepage.com/

Health and diagnostic:
http://msucares.com/poultry/diseases/disparas.htm (parasitic diseases -internal)
http://www.worldpoultry.net/health-diseases/a/avian-encephalomyelitis-ae-epidemic-tremor-10.html
http://www.chat.allotment.org.uk/viewtopic.php?t=17568 (diagnosis by poo)
http://msucares.com/poultry/diseases/dissymp.htm (diseases by symptom)
http://www.geocities.com/KelliAnn293/healthproblems.htm
http://www.firststatevetsupply.com/
http://www.peafowl.org/ARTICLES/1/ (orthopedics for poultry -fixing leg, foot problems)
http://www.backyardchickens.com/web/viewblog.php?id=2593-Treats_Chart (to feed or not to feed)
http://www.chickenkeepingsecrets.com/members/archives/112 (foods toxic to chickens)
http://www.poultryhelp.com/toxic1.html (foods toxic to chickens)
http://fowlfacts.proboards.com/index.cgi?board=afflictiondiseaseff&action=display&thread=1188 (impacted crop/sour crop treatments etc)

Broodiness, Incubation, and Hatching
http://davesgarden.com/products/gwd/advanced.php?category=131&submit=Go&cat[158]=131 (hatchery directory)
http://www.grangecoop.com/tips/tipsPO.htm (hatching any poultry ++)
http://forum.backyardpoultry.com/viewtopic.php?p=154625&sid=f96357e45662b70c81edcfed83eafd17 (broodiness)
http://www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/eggs/res00-index.html
http://www.asby.com.sg/period.htm (incubation)
http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/00044/id33.htm
http://www.shilala.com/incubating.html
http://www.users.on.net/~greggles/sexing.html (sexing)
http://www.msstate.edu/dept/poultry/hatch.htm#cond (incubation)
Genetics:
http://www.pekinbantams.com/genetics_two_two.asp
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Plains/4175/genes.html
http://www.edelras.nl/chickengenetics/
http://kippenjungle.nl/Overzicht.htm#kipcalculator (color calculator)
http://www.kippengrabbelton.be/colour/kleur.htm (chicken colors)

Shipping:
http://www.guineafowl.com/GeneralStore/regulations.htm

Anecdotal & Discussion Threads:
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/972218/#new
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1066013/ (treating torn skin)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/896769/ (eye problems)

Egg Freshness:
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1064844/#new













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This message was edited Mar 23, 2010 8:43 PM
Catscan
Lodi
United States

December 11, 2008
11:10 PM

Post #5882796

Thank you Miss grownut. That is much better.
saanansandy
Sue, RI
(Zone 6a)

December 12, 2008
1:11 PM

Post #5884161

Thank you grownut for all the time you put in. It's going to help us all out!
ZZsBabiez
Lodi, CA
(Zone 9b)

December 12, 2008
2:13 PM

Post #5884293

Wow.. Thank you Grownut! I updated my browser and lost every chicken bookmark I had. This is a HUGE help!
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 12, 2008
2:42 PM

Post #5884362

GOAT INFO

Goat++ links here (many courtesy of Saanensandy):
http://fiascofarm.com/
http://goat-link.com/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=36&Itemid=95
http://www.goatworld.com/
http://www.dairygoatjournal.com/
http://www.faintinggoat.com/
http://www.abga.org/
http://www.ndga.org/
http://www.adga.org/
http://hoeggergoatsupply.com/xcart/home.php
http://www.jackmauldin.com/diseases.htm (diseases, symptoms)

Anecdotal and remedy threads:
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/882957/ (new to goats)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/910050/ (cont'd, CL etc)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/915705/ (Meningeal Deer Paralysis)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/937236/ (milking and goat-v-sheep)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/948507/ (not done kidding?!)




This message was edited Aug 28, 2009 10:14 AM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 14, 2008
8:23 PM

Post #5891279

Egg fact and reproduction:
http://www.poultryhub.org/index.php/Reproduction#Sex_maturity (avian reproduction)
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/PS020 (egg quality, other issues)
http://www.afn.org/~poultry/flkman3.htm (weird eggs -Infectious Bronchitis)

This message was edited Dec 14, 2008 7:41 PM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 14, 2008
8:30 PM

Post #5891300

Anecdotal: Bird Remedies and Problem Solving Threads

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/922590/ (bumblefoot)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/931982/ (wry neck)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/932005/ (black lights)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/888425/ (nutrution101 TF++)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/889116/ (chicken DR Q&A)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/928333/ (antiB dosage & timing)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/925318/ (worming)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/896769/ (eye problems)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/916112/ (pox)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/915419/ (vaccinating birds)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/825622/ (broken egg in chicken)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/916112/ (bloody, wormy stool)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/938601/#new (impacted crop and stitching wounds)

D-mail me if I've missed something vital!!



This message was edited Jan 13, 2009 12:53 PM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 19, 2008
2:44 PM

Post #5907875

What little pig info I have found goes here!! At least we know who to hit up for help this way!!

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/803322/ (general yakkity+ a little)
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/795235/ (general yakkity+ a little)

This message was edited Dec 19, 2008 9:04 AM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 30, 2008
5:10 PM

Post #5943752

Adding SWINE resources, courtesy of Saanensandy (again)
http://www.hobbyfarms.com/farm-resources/livestock-resources/Pig-Breed-Associations.aspx
http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds/swine/ (good for other stuff too)
http://www.largeblackhogs.org/
http://www.largeblackhogs.com/
http://www.nationalswine.com/
http://www.enasco.com/farmandranch/ (supplies etc)
http://www.jefferspet.com/department/liv-3.cfm/ (supplies etc)

She suggested Storey's Guide as invaluable info source -they always seem to be!!

This message was edited Dec 30, 2008 11:16 AM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 30, 2008
5:29 PM

Post #5943816

SHEEP ----I've just been snooping around here, don't have sheep yet. If anyone does, or has better information, PLEASE chime in and tell me!! These sites look like fairly good jumping off points...
http://www.ramshornstudio.com/sheep_health.htm
http://www.lavenderfleece.com/health.html
http://www.activefarming.org/sheep-health
http://www.icelandicsheepworld.com/index.htm
just got some add'ls from gallesfarm
http://www.sheep101.info/
http://www.sheepandgoat.com/
http://www.icelandicsheep.com/

ANECDOTAL
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/937236/ (milking, drying off, goats-v-sheep)

This message was edited Dec 30, 2008 12:14 PM

This message was edited Jan 9, 2009 9:23 AM
grownut
Clarkson, KY

February 13, 2009
2:40 PM

Post #6132809

Here Come the COWS

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/951732/ (cattle auctions)
Melissa_Ohio
Southwestern, OH
(Zone 6b)

March 29, 2009
9:03 PM

Post #6336811

Grownut, would you add the link found in this thread to your poultry section.

Hatchery Directory

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/959804/
grownut
Clarkson, KY

April 5, 2009
3:19 PM

Post #6367213

Heritage Breeds Info:

http://www.albc-usa.org/cpl/wtchlist.html
grownut
Clarkson, KY

April 15, 2009
2:30 PM

Post #6413380

I know there is an equine forum but it's good info so...

Equine:

Anecdotal:
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/975376/ (home treatment of wounds)
Jenks
Social Circle, GA
(Zone 8a)

May 28, 2009
2:05 AM

Post #6607182

O. I have a lot to read...I'll start at the top, but if there's any particular order more important than the rest? Let me know? :D
ZZsBabiez
Lodi, CA
(Zone 9b)

July 5, 2009
6:06 PM

Post #6780835

The link in the first post.. "Diagnosis by Symptom" is not working
saanansandy
Sue, RI
(Zone 6a)

August 18, 2009
9:44 PM

Post #6962058

Here is another link for goat diseases: disease/condition, symptoms, and treatment:

http://www.jackmauldin.com/diseases.htm
silkiechick
Reynoldsville, PA
(Zone 6a)

August 22, 2009
6:59 AM

Post #6975087

here is a link for a bycer's website with tons of links and info on poultry. very good source for alot of info on diseases and such as well as many other things. i think it would be a very big help to many out there.

http://dlhunicorn.conforums.com/index.cgi
Catscan
Lodi
United States

October 30, 2009
2:49 AM

Post #7222529

Predator description--good clues to what is eating your chickens:

http://www.freewebs.com/professorchickenspredators/

melody

melody
Benton, KY
(Zone 7a)


December 9, 2009
11:03 PM

Post #7353299

Orthopedic problems in poultry: http://sites.google.com/a/larsencreek.com/chicken-orthopedics/
grownut
Clarkson, KY

December 17, 2009
9:48 PM

Post #7377866

Rabbits...

http://www.rabbitcare.org/catch_a_stray.htm (catch and rescue)

This message was edited Dec 22, 2009 3:30 PM
Catscan
Lodi
United States

January 29, 2010
11:37 PM

Post #7510096

Interesting general information on poultry--including slaughtering--from Oklahoma State.

http://www.ansi.okstate.edu/poultrypage/
beth_donovan
Easton, KS
(Zone 5b)

February 5, 2010
11:37 PM

Post #7533580

Angora Goats:
http://www.angoragoat.com/
Colored Angora Goats
http://www.cagba.org/
Angora Rabbits
http://www.angorarabbit.com
http://www.nationalangorarabbitbreeders.com/
grownut
Clarkson, KY

February 27, 2010
5:01 AM

Post #7591206

De-skunking:
http://www.humboldt.edu/~wfw2/deodorize.shtml
Skunk wrangling:
http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1078118/
grownut
Clarkson, KY

March 13, 2010
2:26 PM

Post #7626528

Poultry and Livestock Forum Divine Recipes and Other Invaluable Information

The Flan: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/fp.php?pid=7350172

darius

darius
So.App.Mtns.
United States
(Zone 5b)

April 24, 2010
5:06 PM

Post #7733703

How about hatchery recommendations? Like who has good (healthy) quality, service, etc?
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

July 6, 2010
8:24 AM

Post #7947086

Ideal Poultry http://www.idealpoultry.com/
Good prices and super healthy chicks, ducklings, and goslings.
ZZsBabiez
Lodi, CA
(Zone 9b)

March 11, 2011
11:21 AM

Post #8420429

Haystack's Thread on Menacing Roosters. (How to tame them)

http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/973542/
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

March 21, 2011
4:21 PM

Post #8441422

Dosage Chart- meds, vaccines, vitamins etc.
http://www.xtremegamebirds.com/Dosage Chart.html
podster
Deep East Texas, TX
(Zone 8a)

May 1, 2011
10:23 AM

Post #8532344

To identify Chicken Predators:

http://www.freewebs.com/professorchickenspredators/
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

December 8, 2011
5:23 PM

Post #8921992

Good one for worming with Ivermectin injectable and pour-on. Exact dosages
http://www.sweeth2o.us/health.html
also other good links on left column
green04735
Bridgewater, ME

December 9, 2011
10:32 AM

Post #8922713

wow! this is great info,thanks,have already ordered some stuff for worms.And I have a couple pullets that have that sneeze thing going on and if it does not stop with the ozine I will have to order some denagruard,wish I had someone close to me to share the expense of it.
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

December 9, 2011
11:03 AM

Post #8922752

I know what you mean. Tylan injectable 100 dose is 10.00 but the powder is 50.00!! whats the difference to = that kind of expense??

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