Podcast #241 – Chicken Tips From an Expert

We’re at that stage with chickens where each new day brings more knowledge, experience, and savvy. This week we had the chance to visit with Dr Joseph B Hess, a professor in the Auburn University Poultry Science Department.

joe hess Joe and his colleague Dr Ken Macklin are teaming up to teach a workshop on backyard poultry at several locations around the state. We caught up with them in Dadeville and again in Wetumpka and buttonholed Joe for a quick visit.

Listen – 20:37

Here’s the Poultry Illness Flow Chart that helped me when we were trying to diagnose Imogene’s condition.






Here’s that great video I talked about describing the development of an egg inside a hen’s body. If you’re keeping laying hens, you won’t want to miss it.

The Longleaf Breeze Perennial Farm Calendar

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