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CAES faculty ready themselves for a summer of international travel
In an effort to increase international collaboration on research and outreach projects, the Office of Global Programs at the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences has awarded its 2015 international travel grants for college faculty.
Small flocks of chicken can provide families with eggs, meat and hours of entertainment. CAES News
Small flocks of chicken can provide families with eggs, meat and hours of entertainment.
UGA Extension hosts backyard chicken workshops for metro-Atlantans
UGA Extension in Forsyth County is launching a series of intensive summer workshops for those who raise or who would like to raise backyard chickens. The classes will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on June 4, 11, 18 and 25 in Cumming. Pre-registration is required and each class costs $5.
UGA Extension poultry housing expert Mike Czarick speaks to a full house at a recent Poultry House Ventilation Workshop. CAES News
UGA Extension poultry housing expert Mike Czarick speaks to a full house at a recent Poultry House Ventilation Workshop.
Poultry producers flock to UGA for chicken-cooling workshop

Poultry producers from 14 states and 16 countries converged on the Oconee County Civic Center this week to learn how to keep their chickens cool this summer.

Chickens lay eggs in a laboratory on the University of Georgia main campus in Athens, Ga. CAES News
Chickens lay eggs in a laboratory on the University of Georgia main campus in Athens, Ga.
Poultry industry byproduct is valuable natural fertilizer
Claudia Dunkley’s colleagues at the University of Georgia help the state’s poultry farmers grow chickens more efficiently. Dunkley helps them handle one of the industry’s biggest, and often underappreciated, byproducts – chicken litter.
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UGA study finds low weight gain in pregnant women reduces male fetal survival
The amount of weight a woman gains during pregnancy can be vitally important — especially if she’s carrying a boy — according to a study by researchers at the University of Georgia released today in PLOS ONE, an open access peer-reviewed journal published by the Public Library of Science.
A mother hen and her brood of chicks roam a lawn in Butts County, Ga. CAES News
A mother hen and her brood of chicks roam a lawn in Butts County, Ga.
Spalding Extension presents small flock workshop
A small chicken flock management class will be presented on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Spalding County Extension office in Griffin.