Health

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!

Arsenic and poultry August 2013

Chickens raised with arsenic-based drugs have higher levels of inorganic arsenic in their meat. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

More Than Connecting Dots August 2013

The poultry industry could never be accused of resting on its laurels. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update - September 2013 August 2013

Research activities under the first Canadian Poultry Science Cluster officially ended March 31, 2013. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Editor: September 2013 August 2013

In 2003, I was looking forward to a visit from my Long Lost Uncle, who lives somewhere on the south part of New Zealand’s north island. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Helping contain infectious disease outbreaks August 2013

Researchers have identified a rapid response, which could help halt infectious diseases such as bird flu, swine flu and SARS before they take hold. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

Silent H7N9 found in Chinese poultry workers August 2013

Blood samples from a Chinese province hit hard by H7N9 indicate that some poultry workers had no symptoms or only mild infections. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

H7N9 human transmission study raises worries August 2013

The recent paper discussing the possible first instance of human-to-human for avian influenza has many concerned. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Possible human to human H7N9 transmission in China August 2013

The first report of probable person to person transmission of the new avian influenza A (H7N9) virus in Eastern China has been published. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Back Page: July-August 2013 July 2013

I tip my hat to the Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO) and the Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC). If this were baseball, I’d say, “Team Eggs” just hit it out of the park. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian government invests in Listeria research June 2013

Genome Canada, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and Alberta Innovates Bio Solutions are funding research to help prevent Listeria in the Canadian food supply. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Tamiflu resistance seen in some H7N9 cases May 2013

The H7N9 bird flu that has killed over 30 people in China has shown resistance to one of the only treatments - Tamiflu. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

No H7N9 found in Chinese poultry barns May 2013

The H7N9 bird flu virus has not been detected in Chinese poultry farms, but positive samples have been found in live poultry markets. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Digital Education on Coccidiosis May 2013

Where you find any kind of poultry across the world, you will find the Eimeria parasites that cause coccidiosis. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

An Alternative to Messy Foot Baths May 2013

There’s a new tool in town, and not only can it help improve on-farm biosecurity, but it can also save money. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!