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Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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1.) Describe various careers associated with poultry science.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Poultry Science
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2.) Explain the history of poultry science.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Poultry Science
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3.) Demonstrate the safe handling of chemicals and drugs used in poultry production.

Example: preventing chemicals from leaking into the groundwater supply

•  Identifying safety procedures for transporting poultry
Examples: securing birds in crates, securing crates on trucks

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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4.) Identify procedures for disposal of poultry litter, including spreading wet, dry, and dehydrated litter.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Poultry Science
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5.) Identify procedures for disposal of dead birds, including composting and freezing.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
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Poultry Science
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6.) Identify various breeds of poultry, including chickens, ducks, geese, quail, and turkeys.

•  Describing the structure and function of poultry skeletal, digestive, reproductive, excretory, respiratory, circulatory, and nervous systems
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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7.) Explain accepted feeding practices for various kinds of poultry.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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8.) Describe procedures for controlling diseases and parasites in poultry production.

•  Identifying symptoms for common poultry diseases and parasites
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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9.) Describe factors to be considered in the design of energy-saving housing for poultry, including ventilation and lighting.

•  Explaining uses of automation in poultry production
Examples: feeding, watering, air-conditioning, egg collecting, removing waste

•  Analyzing cooling systems used for reducing heat stress in poultry houses
Examples: fan systems, fogging systems, evaporative cooling systems

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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10.) Analyze health issues associated with poultry processing to avoid the spread of bacterial and viral infections.

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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11.) Identify governmental agencies regulating the poultry industry.

Examples: Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

•  Describing the importance of consumer education and community relations in poultry production
Examples: odor issues, irradiation of meat, water quality

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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12.) Describe biotechnological advancements in poultry science.

Examples: using eggs to produce medicines, vaccinating eggs

Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources (2009)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Poultry Science
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13.) Explain the operation of modern poultry businesses.

•  Comparing methods of marketing poultry products
•  Identifying advantages and disadvantages of contracting with large poultry firms
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