Ask an Expert: How to prevent blackhead in outdoor production

Welcome to Ask an Expert, our article series where we answer questions submitted by you. This month, Phil asked how to prevent blackhead in...

Product Excellence: Are you considering all traits?

In measuring the success of a product, it is easy to focus on only a single trait while omitting the impact of others. However,...

Over 100 Employees of Farbest Foods in Dubois County Test Positive for COVID-19

Over 100 employees have tested positive for the coronavirus at Farbest Foods Inc., one of the nation’s largest turkey producers, located in Huntingburg, Indiana. The...

West Liberty Foods announces fall furloughs after COVID-19 sickens dozens of workers

An Iowa turkey plant that is the site of a coronavirus outbreak said Friday that hundreds of employees will be furloughed this fall due...

Hendrix Genetics welcomes Alan Rickard as new Managing Director of turkey business

Following a recent announcement by Hendrix Genetics about changes to its Executive Committee, we are pleased to welcome a new Managing Director to the...

Turkey’s poultry production up in October

Turkey's chicken meat production rose by 3.6% year-on-year in October, the country's statistical authority announced on Dec. 13. In the country, while chicken meat production...

Basic Husbandry for Turkeys

Table of Contents Handy Hints  Criteria Norms During Growth Norms After Maturity Trouble Shooting Checklist Temperature (At birds height) Under Brooders Day Old - 1 week: 35°C 1-2: 32°C 2-3: 29°C 3-4: 27°C 4-5: 21-24°C Room Temperature 21-22°C (Bird's comfort) Too...

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...
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