New products and insights on the Delmarva chicken industry
To help establish common ground when people approach chicken farming and environmental stewardship from different perspectives, the DLLC produced a data-rich storyboard, “Exploring Chicken Farming on Delmarva.” The storyboard is also available through the short link: bit.ly/DelmarvaChicken
It uses reliable, unbiased data to illustrate changes in characteristics of chicken farming on Delmarva over the past 30 years.
The online tool describes the changing landscape of chicken on Delmarva, and it dives into topics like human population and environmental management, and the production, efficiency and economics of chicken farming.
We hope these findings help shed light on questions frequently asked about chicken production on Delmarva.
DLLC worked with Salisbury University’s Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC) to develop the storyboard, and funding came from Mid-Shore Regional Council and many of our DLLC members.
- Press release November 19, 2019
- Exploring Chicken Farming on Delmarva Storyboard
- DLLC Factsheet
- Mass Balance Methods Report
- Video interview of our Chair and Vice-Chair on the new products
- Photo: Chicks at 23 days old. Credit Jennifer Rhodes.
- Photo: Poultry farmer Alan Eck of Queen Anne’s County, MD cares for his flock. (Photo Credit Edwin Remsberg)
- Photo: The Delmarva Land and Litter Collaborative Steering Committee members. (Photo Credit Josh Bollinger)
- Photo: Delmarva poultry houses. (Photo Credit DPI, Inc.)
- Photo: Kurt Fuchs, Chair of DLLC and Vice President of Government Affairs, MidAtlantic Farm Credit.
- Photo: Kristen Hughes Evans, Vice-Chair of DLLC and Executive Director of Sustainable Chesapeake.
Paula Jasinski, Program Coordinator
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