The North American Gamebird Association (NAGA) Conference 2024

Published On: February 7, 2024Categories: Avian Flu, NAGA

 

This year’s NAGA conference was held at the Holiday Inn Disney Springs in Orlando, Florida, January 22-24, 2024. MacFarlane Pheasants’ attendees included Bill MacFarlane, Sarah Pope, Chris Theisen, and Ronnie Viljoen. Bill serves on the NAGA Board of Directors, and Sarah is the NAGA Vice President. The most important parts of this conference were the informative topics led by high-quality speakers, and the opportunity to network with other professional in the gamebird business. There is an annual NAGA conference, and we encourage our colleagues to join the North American Gamebird Association and benefit from these informative seminars.

NAGA explains on their website the importance of membership for gamebird businesses:

Your membership in the North American Gamebird Association helps preserve your rights as a hunting preserve operator or gamebird producer. NAGA maintains a strong voice in government so that you don’t have to do it alone. Stay abreast of the latest research and current events affecting our industry through our bi-monthly publication, NAGA News. Build your business through our member networking services and find new customers and prospects at our annual convention and educational conference.”

The themes covered at this year’s conference were motivated by the needs of people in the game bird business, and each day included topics that included essential information. Here are just a few examples:

Biosecurity Measures When Delivering, Picking Up, & receiving Gamebirds

What to Expect When Having a Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) Event in Your Region

Staying Legal: Complying With Interstate Bird Hauling Regulations

Different Methods for Hauling Adult Gamebirds

Our Depopulation and Disposal Experiences With HPAI

Bridging the Workplace Gap Between Generations

This list of topics is just a sampling of the topics covered, so please email Sarah Pope at s.pope@pheasant.com if you would like a copy of the complete list of topics and speakers at this year’s event. Lastly, we encourage you to join NAGA by visiting their website. We would love to see you at next year’s convention.

How We Winterize at Our Milton Farm
WI Storms and MacFarlane Pheasants

Related Posts

  • Join Us at the 3rd Annual NAGA Hunting Club Conference!

    Read Post

  • Incubation of Pheasant Eggs

    Read Post

  • NAGA Hunting Club Conference Registration is Open!

    Read Post

  • The 14th Biennial Pheasant Management Seminar-March 3-6, 2024

    Read Post

  • Best Practices For Keeping Game Birds Safe At MacFarlane Pheasants

    Read Post

  • Chef Alfonso Contrisciani and his Assistant Otto Borsich Prepared MacFarlane Pheasant at the 2023 NAGA convention

    Read Post

  • Disinfecting Barns

    Read Post

  • Gamebird Industry Risks

    Read Post

Subscribe to the newsletter

Take Advantage of These Free Resources

As the biggest game bird farm in the United States, we want to share our experience with you. Download our free resources below and get started.

Setup & Care for A Delivery of Adult Birds Manual

Get free tips about holding facility setup and daily care instructions.

The Insiders Guide to Pheasant Rearing

Get our insight as to what it takes to successfully run and manage a gamebird farm in this free guide.

Flight Pen Construction Manual

Receive expert tips to help you design & build flight pens for your game bird farm.