Poultry Production

Reducing Floor Eggs October 2015

Floor and slat eggs can be a huge problem in a breeder flock. Not only do they lower hatch and production for the hatchery, but they also lead to poorer chick Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Aviagen hosts young Canadian farmers September 2015

Aviagen welcomed three young Canadian farmers to its global headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama during the week of Sept. 13-20. The young farmers were offered a glimpse of the world’s most advanced poultry-breeding operations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Draft Code of Practice for Chickens, Turkeys and Breeders set for public comment period September 2015

Hot on the heels of a broad swath of animal care developments comes fresh news that an updated Code of Practice for Canadian poultry has entered the stretch drive toward finalization. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Jansen Poultry Equipment takes over Brodhan Agri September 2015

Jansen Poultry Equipment recently announced that it has taken over the the activities of Brodhan Agri Equipment. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Litter Management September 2015

Litter management is a crucial part to maintaining a healthy environment and reducing challenges for every flock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

B.C. holds first poultry symposium October 2015

Given the experience British Columbia has had with avian influenza (AI), the British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture (BCMA) is now trying to develop an early warning system for the disease. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Feeding the Newly Hatched Broiler Chick September 2015

As the baby chick grows and develops inside an egg, the yolk is the sole source of nutrients to support its development. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Polar Egg November 2015

They don’t have polar bear insignias stamped on them like Canadian diamonds, but eggs from distributor and marketer, Polar Egg are gaining popularity with North Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cobb-Vantress nearing completion of $15 million expansion in Brazil September 2015

In a major two-year expansion programme scheduled for completion in September, Cobb-Vantress is investing $15 million in increasing its farm and hatchery production in Brazil. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Coalition of animal welfare groups petitions USDA over slaughter September 2015

A coalition of animal welfare groups has petitioned the US Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) to change policies under the Humane Methods of Slaughter Act (HMSA) and Federal Meat Inspection Act (FMIA) Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Control of ammonia, dust emissions in poultry September 2015

We are looking at major air emissions — ammonia gas and dust particles — from poultry facilities and their potential effects on poultry health Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Northern composter August 2015

Egg producer Choice North Farms generates almost 3,850 tons of poultry manure annually that it landfills on a designated leased site. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keep the Momentum Going August 2015

In anticipation of high-level negotiations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which took place in Hawaii the last week of July, supply management once again found itself under attack. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Registration for 40th Poultry Service Industry Workshop now open August 2015

Registration for the Poultry Service Industry Workshop is now open Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

USDA prepares for bird flu vaccine August 2015

USDA announced its adding vaccines to its arsenal to help fight any re-emergence of the deadly bird flu this fall despite uncertainty Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CFO announces series of programs on allocating growth August 2015

Chicken Farmers of Ontario is launching a portfolio of new and revised programs to meet consumer needs while creating new opportunities for farmers and process Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Vic and Judy Redekop – British Columbia August 2015

Aldergrove, B.C., turkey and chicken grower Vic Redekop has seen a lot of changes in his 60 years – watching the B.C. poultry industry progress from a relative free-for-all in the 1960s to a more disciplined, yet still casual, supply managed system in the 1980s and 1990s to today’s more business-like structure with its heavy emphasis on biosecurity. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry houses blamed for residents leaving July 2015

Thomas Kerchner and his wife, Sherri, are selling their dream home, blaming poultry houses that have sprouted in the area for the move. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

David Brock – Ontario July 2015

David Brock never thought he would be a chicken farmer. After finishing school and working as an agriculture representative for several years, he fulfilled his dream of owning 1,000 acres and raising pigs in Staffa, Ont. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Art and Elaine Pruim – Saskatchewan July 2015

In the late 1990’s, Art and Elaine Pruim were living in Abbotsford, British Columbia when they made a life-changing decision. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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