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.
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.
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.
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 (Sth Australia) for the 2008 WPSA Schools Poultry Education Competition.
Poultry related websites – a list of other websites you may find useful when researching poultry.
Virtual Chicken is a 3-D 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.
Farmissues.com is a Canadian website featuring videos and virtual tours of a broiler farm, an egg farm and a turkey farm as well as ostrich, emu and rhea farms.
Eat this Chicken: the truth about hormones and much more – A fast-paced and funny presentation of some surprising facts about chickens. (stored on YouTube)
Virtual farm tours - a Canadian website featuring videos and virtual tours of a broiler farm, an egg farm and a turkey farm as well as ostrich, emu and rhea farms.
This unique presentation shows the fundamental structure and anatomy of the chicken
Now released in the App Store. Developed by the Poultry CRC. Have fun while learning about what makes a good egg.
Download for free in Australia
These lists contain organisations and individuals associated with the Australian poultry industry