Source: USDA news release To view the complete report, click here. The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for July 2020 analyzes economic impacts on animal product markets of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates report.
Newcastle disease (ND) throughout most of the US remains stable, but the industry needs to be on guard for changes in the virus that may require adaption of ND vaccines, Guillermo Zavala, DVM, PhD, president, Avian Health International, cautioned...
Gary D. Butcher and Richard D. Miles2 Poultry encounter numerous stressors during their lives. These stressors cause hormone changes, declines in feed intake, altered nutrient metabolism and suppressed immune function. The adverse effects of the stressors are additive and every...
Randall Ennis, chief executive officer of the World Poultry Foundation, was recognized with the 2020 Poultry Science Association Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award, sponsored by U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (USPOULTRY). The Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award recognizes distinctive, outstanding...
House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson For the first time in their 81-year history, Minnesota Turkey Growers Association (MTGA) and Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) held their annual meetings virtually. MTGA and MTRPC leadership provided updates regarding...
The Minnesota Turkey Research and Promotion Council (MTRPC) saw the election of two new directors – Pete Klaphake of Sauk Centre and Ashley Klaphake of Melrose. Max Velo of Rothsay won re-election to the Council. “We are excited to have...
The egg industry is currently going through its fair share of challenges. With production outstripping consumption and prices being squeezed, producers are looking for more ways to improve the efficiency of their businesses. To try to achieve this, many are...
With a whopping 16+ hours of poultry content to be covered at the MPF Virtual Convention & Trade Show next month, MPF continues its longstanding tradition of providing excellence in education across the turkey, egg layer/pullet, broiler, and organic...
overnor Whitmer today signed Executive Order 2020-145 which outlines workplace safety guidelines for meatpacking plants to keep employees safe. “Meatpacking plants — where employees work in very close quarters — has proven to be a hotspot for COVID-19 infections in...
Source: PoultryHealthToday.com Infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) has affected flocks before the virus was even identified. In the US, IBV strains are named for the state from which they were first isolated. There are strains named after Massachusetts, Connecticut and Arkansas,...
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