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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer 1

Michael A. Davis, D. R. Sloan, Gerald Kidder, and R. D. Jacobs2 Animal manures have been used as natural crop fertilizers for centuries. Because of...

Successfully Raising a Small Flock of Laying Chickens

Raising a small chicken flock for egg production in the backyard has increased in popularity. General Considerations Check all local ordinances, zoning laws, and property...

USDA Weekly Egg Price and Inventory Report, May 16th 2019

Hen Numbers in Production Down 0.2 Million to 335.7 million . Decrease in Shell Inventory by 2.3 Percent following a 9.1 Percent...

Poultry producers facing higher hurdles with USDA food-safety standards By Ashley Peterson, PhD, senior...

oultry producers can expect to jump a bigger hurdle as USDA continues to raise the bar for food safety, Ashley Peterson, PhD, senior vice...

Egg Size and Your Small Flock of Laying Hens

For many people, the ideal laying hen would lay Grade A Large sized eggs from the first day to last day of her production...

Outreach Initiative for Students on Egg Production

The U.S. Poultry and Egg Association and the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture have launched My American Farm game together with a lesson...

Jamesway Incubator Company Signs Three New Agents

Global markets are expanding and the demand for poultry is growing internationally, so it is with great pleasure that Jamesway announces partnerships with 3...

Prepare for summer with tunnel ventilation

It’s that time of the season… when summer is on its way and turkey farmers need to start thinking about how they will keep...

Export of Shell Eggs and Products January-March 2019

USDA-FAS data collated by USAPEEC, reflecting export volume and values for shell eggs and egg products are shown in the table below comparing the...

Walmart Develops Angus Beef Supply Chain; Implications for Egg Producers?

Pressure on the major supermarkets by Amazon Prime and deep discounter Aldi has resulted in the mega-chains reevaluating their business models. Walmart Stores has...

Meet Our Families: Special 80th Anniversary Video Project

To commemorate its 80th anniversary, the Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) has released the first of several videos highlighting some of its many families...

Identifying and Responding to Factors That Can Affect Egg Quality and Appearance

Many factors can influence egg quality and appearance. These factors will vary depending upon the housing environment, genetics, drugs, feed ingredients, or chemicals used...

Tyson Foods Accelerates Programs to Meet Ambitious Sustainability Goals

Company leverages innovation, technology and key partnerships to develop industry shaping sustainability initiatives, advance progress towards goals. Tyson Foods (NYSE: TSN) released its 2018 sustainability...

Country Junction Feeds to acquire Federated Co-operatives Ltd. feed mill in Edmonton

Country Junction Feeds based in Western Canada has announced a major expansion of its operations with the agreement to acquire the Federated Co-operatives Ltd....

Cargill Invests In Cultured Meat Company Aleph Farms

Source: Cargill news release The demand for protein is expected to grow 70% over the next 30 years as the global population increases significantly. With...

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Poultry Manure as a Fertilizer 1

Michael A. Davis, D. R. Sloan, Gerald Kidder, and R. D. Jacobs2 Animal manures have been used as natural crop fertilizers for centuries. Because of...