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2021 PSA Meetings
Save the Dates!

2021 PSA Annual Meeting
July 19-22, 2021
CenturyLink Center
Omaha, Nebraska

2021 Latin American Scientific Conference
October 5-7, 2021
Hotel Bourbon de Foz do Iguaçu
Iguazú Falls, Paraná, Brazil

Additional details will be made available as the conference approaches.
Interpretive Summary
New Study Highlights Risk in Consuming Undercooked Turkey Livers

Properly cooking poultry products is key to avoiding bacterial infections such as Campylobacter, so there are concerns that the recent popularity of undercooked chicken livers, often served as a pâté, could lead to foodborne illnesses.
Additional Reading
An 88-year difference in how poultry embryos utilize the egg yolk.
This review article takes a look at the differences in egg yolks from 1930 to 2018. Through genetic modification and improved management, it is suggested that the increase metabolic rate in broilers has also resulted in an equally high embryonic metabolism.
Let's "Squawk" About It
Mail Order Chicks
Join Sam Shafer (PSA) and Shawna Weimer (University of Maryland) as they discuss the complications that have risen this year with mail order chicks due to the pandemic.
2021 Fellow Awards
Nominations Are Now Being Accepted

The distinction of Fellow is one of the highest honors a PSA member can achieve. The election to Fellow recognizes members of the Poultry Science Association for professional distinction and contributions to the field of poultry science and service to the Association.

Nominations close on November 1, 2020.

The nomination for a Fellow must include the following supporting documents:
  • Nomination Letter
  • Biographical Summary of Nominee
  • 3 Letters of Support
(You will be prompted to login using your membership email.)
2020 WPSA Lecture
Watch It Now!
IPSF Abstracts
Submissions Now Being Accepted

Abstracts are being accepted for the 2021 International Poultry Scientific Forum until 12:00 AM EST on Wednesday, October 28, 2020.
USDA Salmonella Public Event
Virtual Event Details & Registration
September 22, 2020

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is hosting a virtual public meeting with participation from the Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). FSIS will discuss the Agency’s commitment to reducing Salmonella contamination associated with FSIS-regulated products and thus saving lives, by leading with science, building relationships, and influencing behavior change.
2021 World Poultry Congress
Abstract Submission Reopened

Abstracts are being accepted for the 2021 WPC in Paris, France. The reopened submission process will be open to authors until December 31, 2020. Abstracts will then be reviewed from January-February 2021 with final selections made in March 2021.