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  1. Performing a Physical Exam on a Chicken

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-20

    principles including the use of disposable gloves and post-exam sanitation including washing of hands and ... (nostrils) should be clear and clean, free of any discharge, crusts, or scratches. Exudate or mucus coming ... keeper to practice good sanitation and biosecurity when handling their birds. There are several diseases ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    nutritious. The basic types of potatoes are long and round whites, yellow, russets, and round reds. In Ohio, ... University Extension, or a master gardener volunteer. Selection Potatoes should be fairly clean and firm. ... brush to clean. Give special attention to cleaning around blemishes and indentations. Remove bad spots. ...

  3. Name That Tree

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/events/name-tree-0

    Want to improve your tree id skills?  Join us in person Wednesday, September 29 th at the Event ... https://woodlandstewards.osu.edu/events/name-tree-5  or use the attached flyer. We hope to see you there! ...

  4. Mysterious Illness Affecting Ohio Birds Update

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/mysterious-illness-affecting-ohio-birds-update

    feeding. It is important to keep feeders clean: use a 10% bleach solution (1 part bleach, 9 parts water), ... If feeders and baths aren’t taken down, recommend they clean them daily with a 10% bleach solution ...

  5. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    clean straw, compost, or similar mulching material will help control weeds and conserve soil moisture ... soil.  Ascochyta leaf spot may also infect rhubarb. Practice good sanitation by removing leaf litter ...

  6. Food Preservation: Canning Soup

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5340

    the Canning Basics fact sheet (HYG-5338) for step-by-step directions for pressure canning. If you ... a meal. See Table 1 for some examples. There are four basic steps. Decide what kind of soup “base” you ... Basics for Canning Vegetables fact sheet (HYG-5344). Be sure to check for proper size of vegetable ...

  7. Nurturant Grandfathering: Mentoring Work

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5802

    Discuss current events with grandchildren and how such events might affect them. Encourage grandchildren ... school events. Teach grandchildren how to make responsible financial decisions such as purchasing items ...

  8. Organic Farming Conference

    https://agnr.osu.edu/events/organic-farming-conference

    The Organic Farming Conference at the Mt. Hope Event Center is scheduled for November 11 & 12, ... this year’s event at https://www.organicfarmingconf.com/index.html ...

  9. Chlorinated Water Sanitation of Leafy Green Vegetables For Fresh Produce Processors

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-262

    Following harvest, leafy green vegetables are treated with sanitizers to reduce bacteria that have come in ... several liquid sanitizers that could be used to decrease bacterial load—including chlorine dioxide, ozone ... and peroxyacetic acid—chlorinated water is the frequently used sanitizer in the fresh produce ...

  10. Winter and Your Backyard Chickens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-66

    Increase Bedding To prepare the coop for winter, remove all used bedding and clean the coop prior to adding ... clean the coop more often and regularly adjust, mix, or fluff the bedding levels to provide a warm and ... should be 1½ to 3 inches in diameter.  If you notice frostbite on a chicken, there are some basic ...

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