Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program

The Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program focuses on supporting research projects to improve the efficiency and sustainability of laying hen and turkey production through integrated collaborative research and technology transfer.

The National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) requests


applications for the Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program to support research into:
1. disease prevention, which includes research on vaccines, diagnostics, disease resistance and reducing pathogen transmission; 2. antimicrobial resistance, including alternatives to antimicrobials, new antimicrobial technologies, and mitigation of multidrug resistance; 3. nutrition, including alternative and sustainable feeds; 4. gut health, including improvements that promote animal health and improved understanding of impacts of pathogens, commensals and the microbiome; and 5. alternative housing systems under extreme seasonal weather conditions.
Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: National Institute of Food and Agriculture

Estimated Funding: $927,258

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Eligibility RequirementsApplicants for the Laying Hen and Turkey Research Program must meet all the requirements discussed in this RFA.

Failure to meet the eligibility criteria by the application deadline may result in exclusion from consideration or preclude NIFA from making an award.

For those new to Federal financial assistance, NIFA’s Grants Overview provides highly recommended information about grants and other resources to help understand the Federal awards process.Eligible applicants include:1) State agricultural experiment stations;2) colleges and universities;3) university research foundations;4) other research institutions and organizations;5) Federal agencies;6) national laboratories;7) private organizations, foundations, or corporations;8) individuals; or9) any group consisting of two or more of the entities listed in subparagraphs 1) through 8).

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