There are many wonderful resources available freely online, covering a range of poultry-related topics. Some of these are provided here on Poultry Hub. Links are also provided to online resources that are hosted elsewhere.

Within Poultry Hub

Anatomy of the Chicken Learning Resource – free interactive educational tool providing basic information on chicken anatomy for school students, university students and industry personnel.

A Simple Guide to Managing Village Poultry in South Africa – free guide designed to increase the productivity of indigenous (local) chickens who are scavenging (finding their own food) and mostly caring for themselves, by introducing basic, simple approaches and very small inputs that will not be costly.

Family Poultry Training Course – includes the free Scavenging Chickens Training Handbook  which caters specifically to backyard/village production suitable for school-based poultry keeping.

Show Poultry Handbook – free handbook developed by Year 6 & 7 students from Tintinara Area School (South Australia) for the 2008 WPSA Schools Poultry Education Competition.

Sustainable Village Chicken Keeping for Pacific Island Communities – (Book / CD / Web) Developed by Russell Parker, this training manual is now available in hardcopy, CD ROM and online through the nine Distance Learning Centres (DLC) of the Solomon Islands Schoolnet program.


Hosted externally

Eat this Chicken – the truth about hormones and much more! This is a fast-paced and funny presentation of some surprising facts about chickens.  (YouTube)

Virtual Chicken – is a 3D animation of the reproductive system of a hen, showing the formation of an egg as it passes through the oviduct. Viewers will see and explore the oviduct and follow the path of the egg.

 Utilising Camera Systems to Monitor Animals -see how chickens behave when no one is looking and when there is a solar eclipse.


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