This site contains information on the founding and growth of American Association of Avian Pathologists (AAAP) as well as biographical sketches of individuals that have significantly contributed to its development and continuation.
The Incredible Edible Egg World Wide Web Site. Egg lovers will find egg recipes, answers to FAQ's (Frequently Asked Questions), egg facts, egg nutrition information, and egg industry information.
The purpose of Farm Bureau is to make the business of farming more profitable, and the community a better place to live. Farm Bureau should provide an organization in which members may secure the benefits of unified efforts in a way which could never be accomplished through individual effort.
A national trade association, represents packers and processors of 70% of the nation's beef, pork, lamb, veal and turkey products and their suppliers throughout America. Headquarters in Washington, DC, the Institute provides legislative, regulatory and public relations services, conducts scientific and economic research, offers marketing and technical assistance and sponsors education programs.
Nonprofit education foundation established to educate consumers about U.S. animal agriculture and its contributions to the public's quality of life. AIF provides information on modern animal agriculture relating to animal well-being, nutrition, food safety and the environment, and serves as the national source for animal agriculture education programs. AIF is committed to correcting the misinformation directed at the public by animal activist groups.
Advancing and Promoting Avian Medicine and Stewardship
Established in 1960, is a leading international quarterly journal for poultry scientists and advisers to the poultry industry throughout the world. Over 60% of the papers published originate outside the UK. Most typically they report the results of studies with an experimental and biological framework which either make an original contribution to fundamental science or are of obvious application to the industry. Subjects which are covered include: anatomy, embryology, biochemistry, biophysics, physiology, reproduction and genetics, behavior, microbiology, endocrinology, nutrition, environmental science, food science, feeding stuffs and feeding, management and housing welfare, breeding, hatching, poultry meat and egg yields and quality. Papers that adopt a modeling approach or describe new equipment or apparatus directly relevant to the industry are also published.
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.
(DPI) is the trade association for the broiler chicken industry in Delaware as well as the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia.
Egg trading association. Excellent source of egg marketing, production and egg related information.
The International Meat and Poultry HACCP Alliance was developed to provide a uniform program to assure safer meat and poultry products. The Alliance is comprised of interested industry associations and is affiliated with several federal agencies, universities, and professional societies. The Alliance membership is taking the initiative of developing and disseminating appropriate standardized training materials for the meat and poultry industry.
Organized to provide leadership, support and resources for poultry education and research in member states.
(NBC), based in Washington, D.C., is the national, nonprofit trade association representing the U.S. chicken industry. NCC is a full-service trade association that promotes and protects the interests of the chicken industry and is the industry’s voice before Congress and federal agencies. NCC member companies include chicken producer/processors, poultry distributors, and allied industry firms that account for approximately 95 percent of the chickens produced 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.
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.
(USAPEEC) is a non-profit, industry-sponsored trade organization dedicated to increasing exports of U.S. poultry and egg food products in all foreign markets. USAPEEC members account for more than 90 percent of all poultry and egg exports. Members include nearly all major U.S. poultry and egg producing and processing companies, as well as many international trading firms. Associate members of USAPEEC include steamship lines, cold storage facilities, freight forwarders, port authorities and others whose businesses benefit from thriving poultry and egg exports.
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.
The objects of the Association are:
1. To organize meetings for studying diseases and conditions relating to the avian species.
2. To encourage research in this field.
3. To promote the exchange of information and material for study between individuals and organizations interested in the avian species.
4. To establish and maintain liaison with other bodies with related interests.
(WPSA) was formed in 1912 and is an international association of people concerned with poultry science and its application in 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. There are now over 6500 members in 55 countries, including USA, all the former Soviet states, most European countries, Asia, Australasia, China, Japan, Israel and many countries of Africa and South America.