Avian, Backyard Birds, Chickens, Game Birds, Lacey Vilhauer, Livestock, Poultry, Turkeys

Protect your backyard birds from avian influenza

A recent USDA webinar detailed how backyard bird keepers can protect their flocks from highly pathogenic avian influenza with a few easy biosecurity measures and tips on introducing new birds. Read More

Corn and barn in fall. (Photo by Chabella Guzman.)
Thanksgiving cost comparison (Courtesy American Farm Bureau Federation.)
Frozen turkeys at a grocery story (Photo: USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service)

Frozen or Fresh: Which Turkey Should You Buy?

The first episode of The Fowl Frontier: Poultry Science Unplucked focuses on biosecurity in light of a recent case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza confirmed in Arkansas. (Division of Agriculture art.)
Slice of pumpkin pie with whipped cream on top, traditional fall dessert for Thanksgiving (Photo: iStock - VeselovaElena)

Healthy Holidays

Cutting vegetables on cutting board (Photo: iStock - Lyndon Stratford)

K-State food safety expert shares holiday meal reminders 

(Journal photo by Kylene Scott.)
Young turkeys participate in research to curb looming turkey disease outbreak. (University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture.)