Poultry Associations and Trade Organizations

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West Virginia Poultry Association, P.O. Box 612, Moorefield, WV 26836. Telephone/Fax: 304/538-2725. Grover See, Executive Secretary, Howard Hardy, President.

United States Poultry and Egg Association - The U.S. Poultry & Egg Association (formerly Southeastern Poultry & Egg Association) is dedicated to the growth, progress, and welfare of the poultry industry and all of its individual and corporate interests. All segments of the industry are represented, from producers of eggs, turkeys, and broilers to the processors of these products and allied companies which serve the industry. Located at 1530 Cooledge Road, Tucker, Georgia 30084-7303. Telephone: (770) 493-9401, Fax: (770) 493-9257, E-mail Address: webmaster@poultryegg.org

Poultry Science Association The Poultry Science Association (PSA) is a professional organization consisting of approximately 3500 educators, scientists, extension specialists, administrators and producers who are committed to advancing the poultry industry.

National Contract Poultry Growers Association. This association intends to support the interests and improve the viability of contract poultry growers. This association works to improve the social and economic wellbeing of contract poultry producers and their families. Rural communities and poultry producer families will be strengthened by sustainable farming enterprises assisted through association programs which reduce farm costs and increase farm income.

National Broiler Council - Lobbying organization that represents 95% of the chicken producers in the United States.

National Turkey Federation is the national advocate for all segments of the turkey industry, providing services and conducting activities which increase demand for its members' products by protecting and enhancing their ability to profitably provide wholesome, high-quality, nutritious products. Is a great source for the latest information on today's turkey industry. From recipes and cooking tips to new product news and promotional ideas.

American Egg Board - 1460 Renaissance Drive, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068, Phone: 847/296-7043, Fax: 847/296-7007, Email: aeb@aeb.org

USDA-ARS Southeastern Poultry Research Lab - Research is currently directed at two primary missions: Preventing or reducing poultry disease losses due to impaired performance, increased mortality, or increased condemnations at slaughter. Understanding the risks and reducing contamination of poultry products with potential human pathogens.

USDA Poultry Reports and Datasets

U.S.A. Poultry and Egg Export Council

Animal Agriculture Alliance

Chicken Farmers of Canada - Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) is a national farmer-run organization. Their main responsibility is to ensure that 2,800 farmers produce enough chicken to meet the needs of the market place. This system is commonly known as supply management. To accomplish this goal, farmers and processors in each province meet approximately six times a year to determine the needs of the market with input from other industry stakeholders, such as further processors, retailers and the restaurant trade.

World's Poultry Science Association - The World's Poultry Science Association (WPSA) is a long established and unique organization that strives to advance knowledge and understanding of all aspects of poultry science and the poultry industry. Its major role is to encourage, and help facilitate, liaison among research scientists and educators, and between those in research and education and those working in the many diverse sectors of the industry. As a non-profit making organization, it relies for its income almost entirely on membership subscriptions, although a number of poultry companies around the world provide generous sponsorship to help meet some of the production costs of the World's Poultry Science Journal. Contact: U.S.A. Branch (WPSA) , U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Presidental Bldg. 205, Hyattsville, MD 20782. PH (301) 436-7768, Fax (301) 436-8360

United Egg Association. UEA Allied was organized in January 1995 as a trade association representing companies, or individuals which are engaged in providing products, services, consulting, and/or information services to the egg industry but do not produce eggs or engage in the processing of eggs into egg products.

Egg Clearinghouse - Egg trading association. Excellent source of egg marketing, production and egg related information.

State Poultry Associations

Virginia Poultry Federation - Harrisonburg, VA, Contact: Hobart Bauhan, P.O. Box 552, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, (540) 433-2451, Fax:(540) 433-3256