Describe the dairy farm tour. Why did the chicken cross the road? http:// www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdFIXsrjkXI&feature=related (chicken dance). Early Work Monday 1-31-11. Monday, January 31 st , 2011. Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry. Problem Statement
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Describe the dairy farm tour. Why did the chicken cross the road? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vdFIXsrjkXI&feature=related (chicken dance) Early Work Monday 1-31-11
Monday, January 31st, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry
Problem Statement What can Payton learn about the Chicken and Egg Industry? Objectives 1. Introduce poultry unit. 2. Discuss aspects of the chicken industry.
Three General Types of Chicken Enterprises • 1. Egg Production • Laying hens produce eggs • Confined cages or free-range • After production cycle, hens sold for meat Poultry Enterprises
2. Broiler Production • Raising chickens for meat • High quality rations fed to secure rapid, efficient gains • 3. Replacement Pullets • Raising chicks for egg production or broiler production
# of farms with laying hens decreased • # of chickens raised per farm increased • Eggs-- Slight decline in popularity • Cholesterol concerns • Chicken Meat– Major increase in popularity • Perceived to have less cholesterol than beef/pork Production/Consumption Trends
Leading States Laying Hens & Egg Production
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zbkkkn_PxE&feature=related • Chick Production http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ7rrHYmFiQ • Broiler Production Videos
Male- Not castrated, Can be a father • Rooster Male- Castrated, Cannot father • Capon CHICKENS
Female- Has had offspring • Hen Female- Has not had offspring • Pullet Young Male or Female Offspring • Chick CHICKENS
Parturition • Hatching/Laying Gestation • 21 days CHICKENS
Which came first… the chicken or the egg? Which area of the United States is the Poultry industry heavily concentrated? Early Work Wednesday 2-2-11
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry
Problem Statement What equipment could Brennan use in the PoultryIndustry? Objectives 1. Identify Poultry Industry equipment. 2. View Mike Rowe clip about Egg Farming.
Trims peak Machine with foot pedal Beak Trimmer
Chick Starter Feeder Feeding dish for baby chicks
Feedingdish for older chicks Chicken Feeder
Weighs and classifies eggs Egg Scale
Identification tool Circular, numbered bands Leg Bands
Watering dish Open Jug Waterer
Watering device Minimizes waste Nipple Waterer
Layered chicken cages 3 Tier Coop
High feed efficiency Fast return on investment Low land requirements Mechanized operation Advantages to raising poultry
Disease and parasites Initial capital investment is high Limitations of zoning Death losses from predators Waste disposal and odor Disadvantages to raising poultry
What are leg bands used for in the poultry industry? What is the purpose of an egg scale? Early Work Thursday 2-3-11
Thursday, February 3nd, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry
Problem Statement What are the most common breeds of chickens? Objectives 1. Identify chickens breeds. 2. Create chicken breed profile page.