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Turkey Production

The latest articles, analysis and information on managing turkey production, nutritional and health information, housing systems and technology and bird welfare practices to help poultry producers maximize flock performance and yields from the editors of WATT PoultryUSA and Poultry International magazines.


KellyBronze turkeys hit America with turkey expert Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly and his family have been perfecting the art of rearing turkeys for nearly half a century in Britain. They are now proud to be the only farm in the USA with a USDA license to hand pluck all of their turkeys, making them a premium turkey option in America, timely for Thanksgiving.
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Recruiting the next generation of poultry professionals

The US Poultry & Egg Association is sponsoring programs to teach young people about the poultry industry and hopefully increase interest in working in the field.
In order to meet staffing challenges, the chicken industry must make itself more attractive to young people graduating from both four-year colleges and technical schools.
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Two more avian flu cases confirmed in California

Three commercial turkey flocks and one small organic mixed poultry flock have been affected by H7N3 avian influenza
Four cases of low pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza have been confirmed by in Stanislaus County, California, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced.
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OIE: 35,000 California turkeys lost to avian flu

Low pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza has been detected at two commercial farms in Stanislaus County, California
The outbreak of low pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza in Stanislaus County, California, has led to the loss of 35,000 turkeys at two commercial operations, the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) reported.
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Second California turkey flock hit by H7N3 avian flu

After virus is detected in one flock in Stanislaus County, surveillance of other commercial poultry operations in zone reveals another infected flock
A second commercial turkey flock in Stanislaus County, California, has tested positive for low pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza.
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