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The National Turkey Federation (NTF) announced today that Leslee Oden has been named NTF President & CEO and will assume the leadership position in July when current President & CEO Joel Brandenberger retires after 17 years as head of...
In a recent report from the Steiner Consulting Group released on March 7th, 2023, the U.S. turkey industry marked a notable milestone: its first annual increase in per capita consumption since 2016. However, this uptick came with a tinge...
For Frank Reese in McPherson County, protecting his turkey flock has been his life’s mission, passion and livelihood. The Good Shepherd Poultry Ranch in Lindsborg is Reese’s avian sanctuary – protecting heritage turkey breeds. “Those white turkeys over there are White...
What is the best turkey mating ratio for good fertility? That’s a question many first-time turkey keepers ask. Often as not, they get many different answers. Here’s why: Turkey Type The first thing to consider is the type of turkeys in...
The turkey production landscape in the United States is undergoing a remarkable upswing, as reported by the USDA, with the national value of turkey production soaring by 87% from 2018 to the previous year, reaching an impressive $7.10 billion....
Turkey brooding: How do I give my poults a good start? Information on brooding continues to be one of the top performing online resources and highly requested topic for customers all over the world. This speaks to the high level...
Celluitis is among the top five turkey disease challenges in commercial production. Its prevalence has increased in recent years causing significant economic losses across all geographic regions in the U.S. Disease onset and subsequent mortality is rapid, making the disease...
As producers begin to prepare for summer, nutritional needs are one area of importance. Balanced modifications to your turkeys’ diet can ensure that they are receiving all the protein, amino acids, and minerals they need to maintain performance. Recently, we...
Quick facts Footpad dermatitis appears as dark brown and black lesions on footpads of poultry. Managing litter moisture is key to preventing footpad dermatitis. Severe footpad dermatitis can negatively affect feed intake and feed conversion rate of turkey hens. What...
Three experts from research, production and industry share their experiences and offer insights for addressing protozoal diseases in turkeys. Welcome   Despite its best efforts, the US turkey industry continues to battle costly protozoal diseases such as coccidiosis, histomoniasis (blackhead disease) and...
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