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Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza H7N1 Confirmed In Commercial Turkey Flock In Jasper County, Missouri

March 9, 2018 by Britney Booth

As part of routine, pre-slaughter testing and surveillance for H5/H7 Avian Influenza, H7N1 presumptive low pathogenic avian influenza (LPAI) was detected in a healthy commercial meat turkey flock in Jasper County in southwestern Missouri, based upon H7 PCR and antibody to H7 and N1; further characterization is pending virus recovery. There have been no clinical […]

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Experts Watch Wintering Waterfowl For Signs Of Avian Influenza

March 7, 2018 by Britney Booth

Cold weather in portions of the United States has produced large concentrations of wild waterfowl in a number of areas, including Maryland—where an aerial survey counted more than 1 million waterfowl in tidal tributaries of Chesapeake Bay. That figure is well above the state’s five-year average and a red flag to producers of gamebirds, chickens […]

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North American Gamebird Association Annual Convention Kicks Off In Seattle

January 15, 2018 by Britney Booth

SEATTLE, WA—Jan. 15, 2018—Members of the North American Gamebird Association are gathered in the Emerald City this week for the 86th annual NAGA Educational Conference and Convention, which runs Jan. 15-17 at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel in downtown Seattle. Representing gamebird producers and hunting preserve operators from across the continent, the group kicked off the […]

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Poultry Producers Advised To Guard Against Avian Cholera In Wake Of Arkansas Waterfowl Deaths

December 6, 2017 by Britney Booth

LITTLE ROCK – During the last four weeks, waterfowl have been reported dead at seven localized areas in northeast and east central Arkansas. Four of these incidents included white-fronted geese (specklebellies) and a small number of dabbling ducks. Three other incidents have included mostly snow geese. Tests are still pending for some birds found dead, […]

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2018 NAGA Convention Agenda Addresses Gamebird Industry’s Top Challenges

November 2, 2017 by Britney Booth

The 2018 NAGA Annual Educational Conference and Convention will tackle head-on the biggest challenges facing gamebird producers and hunting preserve operators. Set for Jan. 15-17 at downtown Seattle’s Renaissance Hotel, the event offers a full schedule of information-packed sessions and presentations covering critical issues, along with expert advice and money-making tips for all phases of […]

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Cast Your Vote!

October 9, 2017 by Britney Booth

NAGA Board of Directors Election Voting Deadline Is Oct. 15 A reminder to North American Gamebird Association members that Oct. 15 is the deadline for voting in this fall’s NAGA Board of Directors election. NAGA is conducting the election to fill four upcoming board openings. The September-October NAGA News contains a voter’s guide with biographies […]

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