Master Backyard Poultry Producer

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The Master Backyard Poultry Producer Program is designed to serve the educational needs of backyard poultry producers in Tennessee. The program gives poultry producers a combination of classroom teaching and hands-on learning experiences. The learning sessions provide opportunities for producers to increase the knowledge and skills needed to apply management practices necessary for success in the backyard poultry industry.


  • Biosecurity & Disease Control
  • Management – Husbandry
  • Housing
  • Environmental Management
  • Financials
  • Marketing
  • Processing
  • Regulations
  • NPIP Certification

Contact Information

Sheldon Barker
Ext Agent III & Co Dir
Phone: 423-949-2611
Email: sdbarker@tennessee.edu