USDA Launches New Biosecurity Campaign

Asking All Poultry Owners, Workers and Hobbyists to Protect the Health of Live Poultry The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection...

The Science of Egg Quality

Download the complete Article EGG QUALITY A good quality fresh egg has an elliptical shape with a clean, smooth and shiny shell surface. The eggshell is...

Sanitation and Disease Prevention for Poultry

Quick Facts… Biosecurity measures will help with disease prevention and are essential for the poultry flock owner. Biosecurity consists of the methods an owner...

Go big on the bird: Turkey prices at 10-year low

Consumers heading to grocery stores this Thanksgiving will find many reasons to give thanks. Jayson Lusk, distinguished professor and department head of Purdue’s Department...

Farm-Based Anaerobic Digestion Practices in the United States

Although some effort has focused on the AD of caged layer poultry manures, the manures from dairy and swine operations tend to be more...

Biosecurity key to minimizing spread of Avian Influenza this fall

By Abby Neu, Extension Educator – Poultry, Carol Cardona, Extension specialist, poultry virologist and Sally Noll, Extension poultry scientist Through diligent surveillance, two Minnesota turkey...

Novel Approaches to Manure Management

Poultry meat and egg farming is a predominantly non land-based production enterprise. The management of waste represents a cost in a production enterprise using...

Broiler Litter Storage

ANR-839, Reprinted Jan 1996. James Donald, Extension Agricultural Engineer; John P. Blake, Extension Poultry Scientist; Frank Wood, County Agent Coordinator; Kevan Tucker, Extension Associate--Environmental...

Weekly Turkey Production and Prices

Poult Production and Placement: The September 17th edition of the USDA Turkey Hatchery Report, issued monthly, documented 27.1 million eggs in incubators on September 1st...

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...