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  1. 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

  2. Monday, January 31st, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry

  3. Problem Statement  What can Payton learn about the Chicken and Egg Industry? Objectives 1. Introduce poultry unit. 2. Discuss aspects of the chicken industry.

  4. Always gets the chicks

  5. Why did the chicken cross the road?

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. # 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

  9. Leading States Laying Hens & Egg Production

  10. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zbkkkn_PxE&feature=related • Chick Production http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ7rrHYmFiQ • Broiler Production Videos

  11. Poultry Terms

  12. Gallus CHICKENS

  13. Male- Not castrated, Can be a father • Rooster Male- Castrated, Cannot father • Capon CHICKENS

  14. Female- Has had offspring • Hen Female- Has not had offspring • Pullet Young Male or Female Offspring • Chick CHICKENS

  15. Parturition • Hatching/Laying Gestation • 21 days CHICKENS

  16. POULTRY ANATOMY

  17. 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

  18. Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry

  19. Problem Statement What equipment could Brennan use in the PoultryIndustry? Objectives 1. Identify Poultry Industry equipment. 2. View Mike Rowe clip about Egg Farming.

  20. Trims peak Machine with foot pedal Beak Trimmer

  21. Chick Starter Feeder Feeding dish for baby chicks

  22. Feedingdish for older chicks Chicken Feeder

  23. Weighs and classifies eggs Egg Scale

  24. Identification tool Circular, numbered bands Leg Bands

  25. Watering dish Open Jug Waterer

  26. Watering device Minimizes waste Nipple Waterer

  27. Layered chicken cages 3 Tier Coop

  28. High feed efficiency Fast return on investment Low land requirements Mechanized operation Advantages to raising poultry

  29. Disease and parasites Initial capital investment is high Limitations of zoning Death losses from predators Waste disposal and odor Disadvantages to raising poultry

  30. What are leg bands used for in the poultry industry? What is the purpose of an egg scale? Early Work Thursday 2-3-11

  31. Thursday, February 3nd, 2011 Animal Science- Chicken/Egg Industry

  32. Problem Statement What are the most common breeds of chickens? Objectives 1. Identify chickens breeds. 2. Create chicken breed profile page.

  33. Black Cochin