Health

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!

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!

Probiotics and Phytogenics November 2013

The use of phytogenic feed additives and probiotics has been well researched and is growing around the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Animal transport safety November 2013

Farm and Food Care Ontario has put together a biosecurity van for first responders on the special equipment needed for agriculture-related accidents. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Government invests in agriculture research October 2013

Over $17 million will be invested over the next five years in Saskatchewan to help develop world-class research chairs in agriculture. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Beaker: November 2013 October 2013

The high-producing hen of today typically depletes the calcium in her bones, which leads to osteoporosis and fragile bones, which can lead to breakage. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: November 2013 October 2013

Government funding organizations are increasingly looking to industry to show a commitment to research and ensure that funds are allocated to address priorities. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Beaker: October 2013 September 2013

The University of Saskatchewan has been examining the impact of microwave toe trimming on the productivity and welfare of commercial turkeys hens and toms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canada's ninth annual Wild Bird Influenza Survey begins September 2013

Canada's ninth Inter-Agency Wild Bird Influenza Survey is underway to detect avian influenza viruses that could danger agricultural sector and human health. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tracking antibiotic-resistant strains August 2013

Continuing research on Salmonella may enable researchers to identify and track strains of antibiotic resistant bacteria. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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