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OSU Extension livestream of hatching chicks returns for eighth year

The livestream started today and will documents the chicks as they hatch. The cameras will remain on until 5 p.m. April 2.

Chris Branam | Mar 26, 2021 | News story

Purchasing Chicks

As spring is now upon us, many begin to think about raising some baby chicks for the home flock or to supply eggs for sale. There are several considerations for those contemplating purchasing a few chicks.

James Hermes | Mar 2021 | Article

Seasonal changes affect poultry

With attention to management, the poultry flock will remain healthy and productive through the fall and winter.

James Hermes | Mar 2021 | Article

Raising Baby Chicks

To have a successful flock, all producers must follow a few simple rules for years of productivity and enjoyment. Learn how to prepare bedding, temperatures, starter diets, and more for the new chicks.

James Hermes | Mar 2021 | Article

'Heart of a lion': 4-H'er jumps in to rescue Clackamas County animals

Sela Raisl, a senior member of the Fuzzy Squad 4-H Club in Clackamas County, volunteered to help rescue 70-plus animals from a farm that was under threat of wildfire.

Chris Branam | Sep 16, 2020 | News story

Animal exposure to wildfire smoke

Wildfires are a common threat at this time of the year, affecting humans as well as animals. This article highlights proper care for animals during and after wildfire smoke exposure.

Juliana Ranches | Sep 2020 | Article

OSU Extension assists with livestock rescue efforts as Oregonians flee fires

When the fires started raging on Tuesday, OSU Extension employees started preparing barns and other buildings for animals, in addition to sorting through donations of food and water. Since then, they’ve been working day and night.

Chris Branam | Sep 11, 2020 | News story

New Extension resource focuses on processing meat animals at home

The new curated collection on the OSU Extension website runs the gamut for processing meat at home, from purchasing and slaughtering to storing and cooking.

Chris Branam | Aug 28, 2020 | News story