Health

Concern growing over slow corn crop development August 2014

Much of Ontario's corn crop is at late pollination to blister stage and concern over the crop's slow development is still increasing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan receive $275,000 investment July 2014

The Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan has been given an investment of $275,000 to identify and characterize new variants of the avian reovirus Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Fast-growing global demand for poultry and avian health highlights of Merial Global Avian Forum in Paris May 2014

Meeting the rapidly increasing demand for poultry and improving health and care of flocks were key industry issues discussed at the Merial Avian Forum in Paris Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: June 2014 May 2014

CPRC made a significant change to its funding process in 2012 by moving to a two-stage system. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canada phasing out antibiotic use in livestock April 2014

Health Canada is moving to phase out the use of antibiotic growth promoters in Canadian livestock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: May 2014 April 2014

Vaccine technology developed by Dr. Eva Nagy at the University of Guelph is being commercially developed Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New AI Sampling Method March 2014

A number of poultry industry groups are using a less costly method to collect avian influenza virus samples, thanks to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: April 2014 March 2014

Minister Gerry Ritz announced that Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) will contribute $4 million to Canadian poultry research under the AgriInnovation Program (AIP), part of Growing Forward 2. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Heat herbicide for use as a harvest aid/desiccant March 2014

BASF Canada is in the final stages of establishing maximum residue limits on field peas, dry beans, sunflowers and soybeans for key markets around the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The importance of pre-plant herbicides in soybeans March 2014

The use of pre-plant herbicide tank-mixes provide the best chance at achieving good control of Canada fleabane, common ragweed and giant ragweed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Dégriffer ou ne pas dégriffer? December 2013

En novembre dernier, le professeur du département de science animale et avicole, Dr Henry L. Classen, a présenté les conclusions de son équipe lors du Rendez-vous avicole de l’AQINAC, à Drummondville. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

To Trim or Not to Trim? December 2013

Toe trimming in turkey production is a well-established practice, but is it really necessary? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Beaker: January 2014 December 2013

Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan have recently completed a series of experiments investigating feeding pea to poultry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: January 2014 December 2013

Poultry disease prevention draws on a broad range of tools. Management, biosecurity, genetic selection, vaccination and antimicrobials all play important parts. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

FDA phasing out certain antibiotics in farm animals December 2013

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is implementing a voluntary plan with industry to phase out the use of certain antibiotics for enhanced food production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Seminars on poultry health, genetics and nutrition December 2013

Three companies joined to create an information-packed two-days worth of seminars on poultry health, genetics and nutrition. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry probiotic's ability to battle bugs November 2013

FR researchers have characterized the coat of a poultry probiotic, giving clues of how it may be used to exclude pathogenic bacteria from chickens. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Protecting Poultry November 2013

Agricultural disease is one of the biggest hurdles for any farmer, processor or industry to overcome. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

PIC Update - December 2013 November 2013

In 1946, there were about 300 Canadian commercial chicken breeders, and most or all Canadian research institutions maintained their own genetic lines. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Professorship in Poultry Nutrition November 2013

The University of Guelph HAS received a $1 million gift to help fund a professorship in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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