The Kentucky Poultry Federation was organized in 1957 as a civic and educational non-profit corporation. The federation exists for the purpose of fostering, promoting and encouraging the improvement of production and marketing of all types of poultry, poultry products, eggs and egg products in Kentucky. The Kentucky Egg Council coordinates all promotional activities of eggs and egg products. The Federation acts as the industry liaison with the University of Kentucky, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, the Kentucky State Legislature, the American Egg Board, the National Chicken Council, and the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association.
UEP Biosecurity Disease Prevention
Kentucky Poultry Feeding the World
Chickens' First Day on the Farm
Poultry 2014 Turner Family
KADF TV Commercial – Poultry #1 with the Evans/Butler family
KADF TV Commercial – Poultry #2 with the Evans/Butler family
Grants and Programs
Funds are now available, the REAP New Rule and NOSA were published today in the Federal Register.
The following are links to the documents:
Attention Teachers: Kentucky Egg / Chicken Rebate Programs
You are eligible for a rebate for cooking with eggs and/or chicken in the classroom during the 2018-2019 school year!
Click here to download the reimbursement forms for each program. (Deadline: June 1, 2019)
Egg producers contribute approximately $214.7 million dollars to Kentucky’s economy, while creating 1769 total jobs for Kentuckians. In a circular memorandum to the Industry, Joanne Ivy, president and CEO of the American Egg Board, highlighted growth in egg consumption during 2014. Per capita use grew to 160.7 eggs, the highest in 30 years and the fifth consecutive year of an increase.
Mark Your Calendar
REAP - Renewable Energy for America Grants
Deadline: March 31, 2018
Funding Amount: $1,500 to $500,000 (25% of the total project cost)