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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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Join NAGA President Peg Ballou for this important broadcast on ways to discourage waterfowl and other birds from congregating on your farm or club. Your participation is requested with ideas on products, procedures and plans to share with other industry members. ... See MoreSee Less

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Additionally, I mentioned spikes on your posts, owl or swan decoys to deter birds congregating around pens. The swan decoys float in the pond and the incoming ducks and geese stay away. Apparently Swans don't play well with others. Huh, who knew?

And a better one of the metal spinner.

This is the tape I mentioned. Kinda like a mylar bag sliced into strips.

Hey, gang, I am attaching some pictures that wouldn't show on the livestream. This is one of the metal spinners I was talking about.

My problem is starlings and sparrows coming through the 2” net

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North American Gamebird Association

Join NAGA President Peg Ballou, Executive Director Rob Sexton and Abby Shuft with an update on the avian influenza situation and how it affects us right now, this summer, even though it is not front line in the press. ... See MoreSee Less

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North American Gamebird Association

Amazing recorded session with Chef Alfonso of Hocking Hills College in Ohio at the North American Gamebird Association Hunting Club Conference. If you didn't attend, you missed a great time! This next to the last session whetted our appetites and culinary desires. Plan to attend our next event. ... See MoreSee Less

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North American Gamebird Association

Chef Alfonso Contrisciani, CMC, AAC cooks pheasant for the NAGA Hunting Club Conference attendees! ... See MoreSee Less

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