Poultry Production

OH manure hauler battles egg farm September 2013

A Kenton company is suing one of Ohio’s biggest egg producers, saying it violated its contracts. 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!

New Cobb flock awards for Canada August 2013

At the inaugural Cobb performance award in Canada, both individual flocks and overall counts were looked at for various Cobb breeds. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

MD withdraws farm pollution regulation August 2013

Maryland officials have pulled back a proposed regulation aimed at reducing farm runoff polluting the Chesapeake Bay 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!

Government involvement in poultry breeding July 2013

As in many other jurisdictions, Canadian governments, both federal and provincial, have played a part in poultry breeding. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New farms added for virtual tours July 2013

Two new egg farm tours have been added to the popular www.virtualfarmtours.ca website, bringing the total number to 25. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Maple Leaf to sell Ontario turkey farms July 2013

Meat processor Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is apparently planning to sell its Ontario turkey farms and hatchery. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cal Dirks - Manitoba July 2013

Cal Dirks and his fellow pullet farmers are in the process of applying for Part II Agency status that would include them in Canada’s supply management system. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Luc et François Turcotte - Québec July 2013

C’est l’endroit rêvé pour vivre d’agriculture : le fleuve en contrebas, les montagnes de Charlevoix au loin, une route bordée de maisons ancestrales et de pommiers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Luc and François Turcotte - Quebec July 2013

It’s a dream setting for farming, with the St-Lawrence river down below, Mount Ste-Anne in the backdrop and a narrow country road. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Joni Rynsburger-Rathwell - Saskatchewan July 2013

Joni Rynsburger-Rathwell describes herself as “born and raised” in the poultry industry, and her enjoyment of it has never waned. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nathan and Wendy Burns - P.E.I. July 2013

Much has happened at the Burns Poultry Farm, located in Freetown, P.E.I., in the 12 years since Nathan and Wendy Burns bought their egg farm. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Yvon Cyr - Nouveau-Brunswick July 2013

Lorsqu’il décrit sa vision de l’agriculture, Yvon Cyr insiste d’emblée pour dire que si son entreprise connait du succès, c’est parce qu’il a toujours voulu travailler avec les autres producteurs, afin que l’entraide profite à tous. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

Yvon Cyr - New Brunswick July 2013

Poultry producer Yvon Cyr is quick to say his farm has succeeded because he hasn’t shied away from working with other producers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Jos and Eric Schroeders - Ontario July 2013

In the summer of 2011, two brothers in Ontario decided to expand their swine and cash crop operations by introducing poultry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

2013 PSIW Scholarship applications open July 2013

Three lucky students will be given the opportunity to attend the Poultry Service Industry Workshop in Banff, AB free of charge, this October. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

James Krahn - British Columbia July 2013

One would think that when your dad co-owns the business, getting a top job would be easy. Not so for 28-year-old James Krahn of Paragon Farms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Levi Hofer - Alberta July 2013

New York Hutterite Colony member Levi Hofer has more than just the 120 residents on the farm to think about, but also a large flock of layers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ian Blenkharn - Nova Scotia July 2013

Ian Blenkharn has been largely responsible for piloting the Nova Scotia poultry industry through some story seas. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!