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Avian Influenza is Still Alive in Wild Birds and Western U.S.

A Note From NAGA: It’s long been thought that avian influenza isn’t a concern during the summer when the temperatures are higher. We’re now learning that’s not always the case. NAGA has been encouraging hunting preserves and gamebird producers to be prepared, even during the summer months, by ensuring biosecurity plans are in place and, … Continued

Hunting Club Owners Gather in Ohio

Monday, July 18, 2022, hunting preserve operators from across the U.S. kicked off the first conference devoted entirely to the challenges faced in this thriving industry. NSSF – The Firearms Trade Association is the Platinum Sponsor of the event, which is underway at Deer Creek State Lodge in Central Ohio. The North American Gamebird Association … Continued

How to Save on Feed Costs Without Losing Quality

By Al Hollister, Ph.D. Usually, I would present this information in the “Nutrition Notes” section of the NAGA News, but the next edition is months away, and you can use this information well before then. Feed is one of the significant costs involved in raising gamebirds, and this year feed and other inputs have reached … Continued

An Icon Has Passed

It’s with a heavy heart that I tell you Jim Zindl has passed away. Jim became a member of the North American Gamebird Association in 1962 and continued his membership until his passing. He served on the board of directors and was elected President of NAGA by his peers. It was always in Jim’s heart … Continued

Application Deadline Approaching for John Mullin Scholarship

The North American Gamebird Foundation (NAGF) is once again offering the John Mullin Memorial Scholarship. The deadline to apply is June 15. John Mullin Memorial Scholarship The John Mullin Memorial Scholarship awards up to five $1,000 post-high school scholarships in the name of the late John Mullin. Any NAGA member, or child or grandchild of … Continued

National Shooting Sports Foundation to Sponsor Hunting Club Conference

This summer, owners and employees from all over the country will gather in the Midwest for the first North American Gamebird Association (NAGA) Hunting Club Conference, July 18-21, 2022, at Deer Creek State Park Lodge and Conference Center in Ohio. NSSF—The Firearm Industry Trade Association, is the Platinum Sponsor for the jam-packed agenda that addresses … Continued

NAGA Hunting Club Conference Features Experts in Digital and Social Media Marketing

As technology advances, forward thinking hunting preserve owners are utilizing new tools and techniques to retain and grow their customer base. The NAGA Hunting Club Conference will host two featured speakers with unique expertise in this critical area of business. Rianna Hill, who has a Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA,) wrote her dissertation on Kansas’s … Continued

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

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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

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

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

Not be able to attend the hunting club conference? Here is a sneak peek of some of the things that you are missing. Plan to attend the next one that NAGA holds. ... See MoreSee Less

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