HPAI Found in Eastern Nebraska Gamebirds

October 01, 2022

USDA APHIS has confirmed an outbreak of HPAI on a gamebird farm in York County in Eastern Nebraska....

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

August 11, 2022

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,...

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Newcastle Disease in Chickens Spreads Easier than Wild Birds

October 01, 2019

Virulent Newcastle disease viruses from chicken origin are more pathogenic and transmissible to chickens than viruses normally maintained in wild birds. Research led by scientists from the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory in Athens, Georgia, US, looked at 5 virulent Newcastle Disease virus (vNDV) isolates of different genotypes from different host species. They were evaluated for...

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April 2019 USDA Meetings

July 12, 2019

Summary of USDA Meetings April 2019 in Maryland and Washington DC By Todd Laudenslager, Mahantongo Game Farms In April, I was asked to attend two important USDA meetings on behalf of the NAGA, as well as report back on them to the membership. The first meeting was held on April 17, 2019, at the APHIS...

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Study: Gene Editing to Control Avian Influenza

June 07, 2019

Gene editing may be able to help control the avian influenza virus in the future, according to the results of newly released research....

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USDA Web Conference to discuss avian influenza with the North American Gamebird Association. June 17th, 2015 at 11:30 EST.

January 24, 2019

USDA has agreed and will conduct a web conference that will allow those in the gamebird business to hear a status update from the government, and then be free to ask questions in an environment that is only folks in the gamebird industry. This is a must attend for people who make their living hatching, raising, or selling gamebirds along with those who operate hunting preserves. There will be 225 lines available for your members. Here is connecting information from USDA:...

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ADM Animal Nutrition Opens New Minnesota Mill

June 02, 2016

With an annual capacity approaching 100,000 tons, the Glencoe plant features the industry’s latest developments in safety, quality and efficiency....

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Why We Need Hunting Preserves

January 12, 2016

Having the opportunity to hunt and access to hunting land are two of the most critical components to the retention of both new and existing hunters....

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Preparing for the Worst: Steps to Take In Case of an AI Outbreak

April 28, 2015

The Health Committee of the North American Gamebird Association has been meeting each week to exchange and provide information on the latest outbreaks of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H2N5)....


Dealing with the Worst: 5 Steps to Take When You Suspect Avian Influenza

April 28, 2015

Despite major efforts by poultry facilities in the central United States, incidents of highly pathogenic influenza continue to be confirmed....