Animal caretaker Wally McDonner provides feed supplemented with a yeast extract to Japanese quail to test the feed’s efficacy against Salmonella and Campylobacter.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued recommendations aimed to help producers ensure the use of safe feed in poultry and animal production, to prevent contaminants such as mycotoxins and excess minerals from reaching consumers.

The recommendations apply to all feed, whether obtained from commercial suppliers or produced on the farm, and include all phases of the food chain from acquisition to storage.

The guidelines are not new regulations, but provide producers with the FDA’s latest thoughts and suggestions regarding safe feed practices and procedures.

The FDA also defines contaminants, and addresses feed risk levels and the potential for causing illness or injury to humans or animals.

To read the full document, CLICK HERE.

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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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Websites that hold this kind of product are not endorsed or necessarily recommended, but the content is here to help you find products that may help deter nondesired birds from remaining around your area. Birdsbgone Laserbird Wildgoosechase Birdbarrier Agrilaser.

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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