Poultry Production

Granny's Poultry planning $37 million expansion and renovation of Blumenort processing facility January 2016

Granny’s Poultry is expanding its Blumenort, Manitoba processing facility and has received $2.5 million in funding from the federal and provincial governments to help support the project. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

How to compost 150,000 chickens January 2016

One of the main challenges posed by the avian flu outbreak that has impacted the U.S. poultry industry in the past year is how to safely and effectively dispose Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Celebrating 40 Years January 2016

The Poultry Service Industry Workshop (PSIW) celebrated 40 years of bringing the latest information and technology to poultry service personnel in Western Canada October 6-8, 2015 in Banff, Alberta. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Finding a Niche January 2016

Organic and specialty chicken production may only represent a small fraction of Canadian chicken production, but it’s big business at British Columbia’s Oranya Farms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Feed Structure January 2016

Feed structure is characterized by feed particle size, particle size-distribution and feed form (i.e. mash or crumbled pellet). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

High-Tech Hatching January 2016

With all their automated controls, sensors and so much more, today’s hatcheries, packing houses, grading facilities and on-farm barns are quite high-tech. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Continuing Battle January 2016

Each time a poultry organization or group in North America releases the results of a consumer survey, I’m astounded. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Composted poultry bedding yields big savings December 2015

Ask any poultry or dairy farmer, and they will say that bedding is one of their highest input costs, with kiln dried wood shavings a common choice for both these operations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Maryland pilot project turns poultry litter into profits December 2015

Michelle and Paul Chesnik are impassioned poultry farmers. They have eight houses on two adjacent pieces of land in Wicomico County, Md. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Lessons Learned December 2015

The avian influenza outbreak in British Columbia’s Fraser Valley in 2004 was a game-changer for Canada and how it handles a large-scale foreign animal disease outbreak. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Four more farms test positive for avian influenza in France

Four additional cases of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the southwest of France have been reporte Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

How to compost 150,000 chickens December 2015

One of the main challenges posed by the avian flu outbreak that has impacted the U.S. poultry industry is how to safely dispose of hundreds of thousands of birds Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Safe Food Canada unveils food safety education strategy December 2015

During its official launch event held recently, Safe Food Canada (SFC) featured a panel discussion addressing food safety in today’s complex global food system. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the editor: November/December 2015 November 2015

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UGA releases app to help ventilate poultry houses during cold weather November 2015

University of Georgia poultry housing experts have released the state’s first app to help poultry farmers determine how much they should ventilate their houses Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the editor: November/December 2015 November 2015

It’s been almost six months since the last new case of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was reported in North America (knock on wood). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Two Ontario poultry businesses win Regional Agri-Food Excellence Awards November 2015

An egg by-product processor and a specialty breed poultry producer are amongst the recipients of this year's regional Premier Award for Agri-Food Innovation Excellence. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit Returning to 2016 IPPE November 2015

The eighth annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during the 2016 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Ga. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Culling Controversy November 2015

The avian influenza (AI) outbreak in the United States was the worst animal health disaster in the country’s history. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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