Basic Info:

Over-view of Broilers from Dr. Michael Darre

If you know anything about broilers this will not rock your world. There’s a lot of incomplete information and thoughts in here. It’s a good review, but further research is needed.

Broiler Feed:

University of California Feed Requirements and Mixes

Protein and intake levels by age for broilers and layers, includes ingredients for home ration mixes.

Medical Issues with Broilers Chickens:

Poultry Illness Flow Chart

Print this out and put it with your birds. Cornish cross especially are really susceptible to illness and this will get you started in tracking down the problem to find a solution. Jeff Mattocks knows his stuff.

Merck Veterinary Manual on Ascites

A very technical explanation of the illness ascites which presents as purple and bloated chickens with fluid in the cavity.