Jessica Wells

Jessica Wells

Assistant Clinical/Extension Professor




Mailing Address:
100 Hill Poultry Science Bldg.
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • M. S., Mississippi State University
  • B.S., Mississippi State University

Graduate Students

Publications

2020
Tabler, G. T., B. Elchos, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Commercial chickens and COVID-19: Recommendations for depopulating poultry flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3458.  Download

2020
Tabler, G. T., J. R. Moyle, S. L. Weimer, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Backyard chickens and COVID-19. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3447. Download

2020
Tabler, G. T., M. L. Khaitsa, S. H. Mbaga, J. N. Jechoniah, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Poultry extension personnel needed across East Africa. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3494. Download

2020
Tabler, G. T., M. L. Khaitsa, S. H. Mbaga, J. N. Jeckoniah, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Gender issues in ag extension programming in sub-Saharan Africa. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3501. Download

2020
Tabler, G. T., Y. Liang, J. Moon, J. B. Wells 2020. NAE production challenges poultry industry on several fronts. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3428. Download

2020
Tabler, G. T., Y. Liang, J. R. Moyle, S. L. Weimer, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Characteristics of successful poultry growers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3446. Download

2020
Tabler, G., J. R. Moyle, S. L. Weimer, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2020. Poultry farm insurers expect proper earth grounding. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3427. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., F. D. Clark, J. R. Moyle, J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2019. Fowl cholera and infectious coryza in backyard flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3441. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2019. Is no antibiotics ever (NAE) poultry production sustainable. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3371. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2019. Why poultry growers have issues dimming LED lamps. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3380. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., M. L. Khaitsa, J. B. Wells. 2019. Importance of indigenous chickens to rural African communities. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3394. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., M. L. Khaitsa, J. B. Wells. 2019. Smallholder farmer constraints to village chicken production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3315. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., Y. Liang, J. B. Wells 2019. Sprinklers offer flock cooling benefits and water conservation opportunities. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3351. Download

2019
Tabler, G. T., Y. Liang, J. Moon, J. B. Wells. 2019. Importance of water quality to NAE production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3400. Download

2018
Tabler, G. T., F. D. Clark, J. R. Moyle, J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2018. Newcastle Disease in backyard chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3289. Download

2018
Tabler, G. T., J. B. Wells. 2018. Successfully handling hatching eggs. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet IS1638. Download

2018
Tabler, G. T., J. R. Moyle, F. D. Clark, Y. Liang, J. B. Wells. 2018. Setback distances for poultry houses. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3209. Download

2018
Tabler, G. T., K. M. Loftin, J. B. Wells. 2018. Combating bed bugs in broiler breeder houses. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3293. Download

2018
Tabler, G. T., M. L. Khaitsa, J. B. Wells. 2018. Village chicken production in rural Africa. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3292.  Download

2017
Tabler, G. T., J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2017. Coccidiosis in backyard chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3140.  Download

2017
Tabler, G. T., J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2017. Fowl Pox in backyard flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3131. Download

2017
Tabler, G. T., J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2017. Marek's Disease in backyard chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3133.  Download

2017
Tabler, G. T., J. B. Wells, N. Jefcoat. 2017. Mycoplasma gallisepticum in backyard chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication P3147.  Download

2017
Tabler, G.T., F.D. Clark, J. Wells. 2017. Choosing the right breed of backyard poultry. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3036.  Download

2017
Tabler, G.T., J. Watson, B. Elchos, J. Wells. 2017. Backyard biosecurity is the best defense against avian influenza. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3059. Download

2017
Tabler, G.T., J. Wells. 2017. Avian influenza 2017: Frequently asked questions. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3060. Download

2017
Tabler, G.T., J. Wells. 2017. Benefits and challenges of reusing broiler litter. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3066. Download

2017
Tabler, G.T., J. Wells. 2017. Economic impact of Mississippi's poultry industry. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3048. Download

2017
Tabler, T., F.D. Clark, J. Moyle, J.R. Barrett, Y. Liang, J. Wells. 2017. How total farm water pressure and volume affect commercial poultry production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3058.  Download

2016
Tabler, G.T., C.R. Sadler, J. Wells. 2016. Gangrenous dermatitis in broilers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2990. Download

2016
Tabler, G.T., J. Watson, B. Elchos, J. Wells. 2016. Poultry growers should maintain heightened biosecurity practices. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2995.  Download

2016
Tabler, G.T., J.R. Moyle, J. Wells. 2016. Rotary drum composting of poultry mortalities. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3012.  Download

2016
Tabler, T., J. Moyle, J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2016. Composit poultry mortality: A critical daily management chore. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2960.  Download

2015
Tabler, G.T., F.D. Clark, M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2015. Avian influenza threat requires heightened biosecurity measures. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2898.  Download

2015
Tabler, G.T., F.D. Clark, M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2015. Avian influenza: Things you should know. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 2012. Download

2015
Tabler, G.T., K. Loftin, M. Farnell, J. Wells, H. Yakout. 2015. Bed bugs: Difficult pests to control in poultry breed flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2881. Download

2015
Tabler, G.T., M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2015. LED bulbs: Much to offer the poultry industry. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2894. Download

2014
Tabler, G. T., Y. Liang, J.R. Moyle, F.D. Clark, M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2014. Managing heat and minimum ventilation systems in the broiler house. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2854.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., D. Clark, J.R. Moyle, J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2014. Composting manure from small poultry flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1975.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., D. Clark, J.R. Moyle, M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2014. Deep pectoral myopathy (green muscle disease) in broilers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1976.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., F.D. Clark, J.R. Moyle, J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2014. Feather pecking and cannibalism in the backyard flock. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2848.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., F.D. Clark, J.R. Moyle, Y. Liang, J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2014. Windrow composting broiler litter between flocks. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2818.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., J. Moyle, F.D. Clark, Y. Liang, J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2014. Protect backyard birds from predators. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2853.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., J. Wells, M. Farnell, Y. Liang, J. Moyle, F.D. Clark. 2014. Water quality and quantity influence flock performance. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2869.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., J. Wells, M. Farnell. 2014. Potential contract growers face important decisions. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2850.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., M. Farnell, J. Wells, Y. Liang. 2014. Controlling rodents on the poultry farm. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2824. Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., M. Farnell, J. Wells, Y. Liang. 2014. Managing manure from the backyard flock. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1973.  Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2014. Poultry water line sanitation. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2839. Download

2014
Tabler, G.T., M. Farnell, J. Wells. 2014. Why broiler growers should be concerned with paw quality. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2859.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., C. McDaniel, J. Wells, H.M. Yakout. 2013. Broiler breeder management is no easy task. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2783.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., F.D. Clark, J. Wells, W. Zhai, H. Yakout. 2013. Managing the backyard flock. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2768.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., H. Yakout, J.B. Wells. 2013. Northern Fowl Mite Management. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2800. Download

2013
Tabler, T., H.M. Yakout, J. Wells. 2013. Spring and fall broiler production presents challenges. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2780.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., J. Wells, H.M. Yahout. 2013. Summer is coming—Prepare broiler houses now. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2778.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai, H.M. Yakout. 2013. What causes footpad dermatitis in poultry? Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2769.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Chickens do not receive growth hormones: So why all the confusion? Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2767  Download

2013
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Farmers, chickens and West Nile Virus. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2753.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Water quality critical to broiler performance. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2754.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., K. LaFleur, J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2013. Maintaining compliance with Mississippi's dry litter poultry general permit. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2764.  Download

2013
Tabler, T., M. Farnell, J.B. Wells, H. Yakout. 2013. Phosphorus, pytase and poultry litter. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2805. Download

2012
Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, M.L. Robertson, J.B. Wells, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of parthenogenesis in virgin Chinese painted quail (Courtnix chinesis) hens with embryonic mortality and hatchability following mating. Poultry Science 91:1425-1431. Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Broiler house ventilation during cold weather. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2749.  Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Managing litter moisture in broiler houses with built-up litter. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2744.  Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Poultry farming and neighbors: The little things are important. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1953.  Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Prepare poultry houses for cooler weather. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1951.  Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells, W. Zhai. 2012. Water-related factors in broiler production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2742.  Download

2012
Tabler, T., J. Wells. 2012. Poultry litter management. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2738.  Download

2012
Wells, J., W. Zhai. 2012. What broiler growers can expect during PAACO audits. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1947.  Download

2012
Wells, J.B., H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, C.D. McDaniel. 2012. The relationship of incubational egg weight loss with parthenogenesis in Chinese Painted Quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 91:189-196.  Download

2012
Zhai, W., J. Wells. 2012. Why the rapid growth rate in today's chickens. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1950.  Download

2011
Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, A.S. Kiess, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2011. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:421-425.  Download

2010
Parker, H.M., A.S. Kiess, J.B. Wells, K.M. Young, D.E. Rowe, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Genetic selection increases parthenogenesis in Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis). Poultry Science 89:1486-1472.  Download

2010
Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Disinfection of eggshells using ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide independently and in combination. Poultry Science 89:2499-2505.  Download

2010
Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, H.M. Parker, K.M. Young, C.D. McDaniel. 2010. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs sanitized with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. International Journal of Poultry Science 10:320-324.  Download

2009
Wells, J.B., C.D. Coufal, A.S. Kiess, H.M. Parker, C.D. McDaniel. 2009. Hatchability of broiler breeder eggs following eggshell sanitization by repeated treatment with a combination of ultraviolet light and hydrogen peroxide. Poultry Science, Vol. 88(suppl 1:157).