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State health officials in Michigan are advising residents to avoid visiting dairy and poultry farms following the detection of two human cases of avian influenza in the state. On Tuesday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) issued...
Leadership, personality differences, successful teams and trust factors are all challenges that women face in the professional environment. USPOULTRY’s 2024 Women’s Leadership Conference will focus on topics to assist women in overcoming these challenges and grow their influence. The...
The Delaware countryside is dotted with poultry houses, some new, some very old, but all ubiquitous and symbolic structures of the Delmarva broiler poultry industry, which supports a significant portion of Delaware agriculture’s $10 billion annual economic impact. An estimated...
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a series of initiatives aimed at making the poultry industry more competitive, affordable, and transparent. Under the Packers and Stockyards Act, the USDA has proposed new rules designed to promote market...
Iowa officials announced Tuesday that over 4 million chickens will be culled after detecting a highly pathogenic bird flu at a major egg farm in the state. Efforts are underway to euthanize 4.2 million chickens at the affected farm in...
Nine universities recently participated in the 75th USPOULTRY Foundation Ted Cameron National Poultry Judging Contest, held at Louisiana State University (LSU). Texas A&M University won the high team overall category, and The Ohio State University took second place. Additionally,...
They should’ve counted their chickens. At least 15 crates of live chickens were found in the streets of Brooklyn early Monday after falling off a poultry truck that then took flight, threatening fowl traffic delays. The crates were bizarrely found blocking...
Michigan is ordering poultry and dairy cattle facilities to ramp up biosecurity due to a bird flu outbreak. That's after the bird flu was detected in dairy cattle in four counties last month. Bird flu has infected poultry in 23...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced its final determination to declare Salmonella an adulterant in raw breaded stuffed chicken products when they exceed a specific threshold (one colony forming unit (CFU) per gram or...
Growing up, Chloe O’Brien knew she liked science and animals. Like most suburban teens, she was mostly familiar with cats and dogs and figured she’d probably pursue a career as a neighborhood veterinarian. But the wheels of change began to...
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