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...

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...

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...

Turkey Farmers of Canada Launches National Think Turkey™ Campaign

Think TurkeyTM Aims to Increase Turkey Consumption in Canada Turkey Farmers of Canada, a national organization representing Canada's 500+ turkey farmers, the Canadian Poultry and...

Supply Management Systems

Introduction In Canada, the broiler hatching egg, chicken, dairy, egg, and turkey industries operate under national supply management systems. National marketing plans establish the framework...

Organic Poultry Production vs. Other Systems

Download the Complete File There are a number of different poultry production systems available today, and consumers commonly confuse organic poultry production with other...

Management of Hatching Eggs and Broiler Performance1

G. D. Butcher and Amir H. Nilipour2 Broiler performance in the field is dependent to a large extent on egg management practices. Quality management for...

Basic Husbandry for Commercial Layers

The tables and figure in this Factsheet provide basic husbandry information for commercial layers. Proper care and management of birds and their environment result...

Science of Incubation

Incubation means maintaining conditions favorable for developing and hatching fertile eggs. Still-air incubators do not provide mechanical circulation of air. Forced-air incubators are equipped with...

U.S. Broiler Industry Creates Almost 200,000 New Jobs, Economic Output Up 11 Percent in...

The broiler chicken industry provides 1,393,739 jobs, $76.5 billion in wages, $347 billion in total economic activity and $27 billion in government revenue, according...