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Game Bird Central Becomes NAGA Gamebird Central

In January of 2021, Sharon Heinemann decided 20 years was enough. She announced she was shutting down her web-based service, Game Bird Central, which helped gamebird businesses buy, sell and locate eggs, chicks, mature birds and equipment. Heinemann and her husband Steve have been operating Prairie Hill Gamebirds even longer with a specialization of furnishing … Continued

Ammo Shortage a Great Concern for Gamebird Businesses

If You Are Able to Locate Ammunition, BUY IT By Rob Sexton, NAGA Executive Director The year 2020 brought an unprecedented surge in firearm purchases across the United States that continues into 2021. The surge was partially driven by concerns about gun control legislation and executive action that could come as a result of the … Continued

Specing vs. Bitting vs. Debeaking Pheasants

By Mike Martz, Martz’s Game Farm One thing I’m always reminded of when I attend gamebird conventions is that, when I think I have 95% of the raising and rearing of gamebirds figured out, the harsh reality sets in that maybe that number is more like 80%. It is always amazing to learn various methodologies … Continued

2021 NAGA Educational Conference and Convention – Multiple Activities for Attendees to Enjoy While in Las Vegas

With the North American Gamebird Association’s 2021 Educational Conference and Convention on the horizon, now is the perfect time to start planning your trip to Las Vegas, Nev. In addition to the convention’s full schedule of informative sessions, panel discussions and networking opportunities specifically targeted to gamebird producers, hunting preserve operators and outdoor industry members, … Continued

Tips to Mitigate HPAI

On April 9th, the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) confirmed highly pathogenic H7N3 avian influenza (HPAI) in a commercial turkey flock in South Carolina. Click HERE for tips on spotting infections early, preventing exposures, and the importance of communicating biosecurity protocols to everyone on your farm or preserve.

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