Poultry Production

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!

Nicholas Tremblay – Quebec July 2015

To enter into a new field, to start an endeavour from nothing, this takes dedication, passion and hard work. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Nicholas Tremblay – Quebec (en français) July 2015

S’engager dans un nouveau domaine et mettre sur pied une nouvelle entreprise à partir de zéro, requiert énormément de dévouement et de passion et beaucoup de travail. Un engagement qui ne convient assurément pas aux natures trop sensibles. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Aaron Law – New Brunswick July 2015

On a south-facing ridge overlooking beautiful Belleisle Bay in southwestern New Brunswick is the Law family farm. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Andre Poulin – Alberta July 2015

As a third-generation Canadian farmer, Andre Poulin obviously learned a lot as he grew up, through trying things for himself and from older members of the family. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CFIA removes first avian influenza control zone in Ontario July 2015

The CFIA has removed the quarantines in the first Avian Influenza Control Zone in Oxford County, Ontario Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cobb-Vantress Inc. hosts first ever national hatchery conference July 2015

More than 100 delegates including 75 hatchery managers from across the U.S. and Canada took part in the first national hatchery conference hosted by Cobb Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Aviagen adds world's largest hygieniser to its Athens feed mill July 2015

As part of its most recent $3 million expansion, the company installed the world’s largest Hygieniser, a state-of-the-art pellet feed system manufactured by California Pellet Mill Company that thermally treats feed to eliminate pathogens. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Novel technology to enhance chicken immunity without antibiotics receives funding

A $400,000 investment in the poultry industry has been announced by Western Economic Diversification Canada Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. launches two feed enzyme products in Asia Pacific July 2015

Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) and distribution partner AgriPro Premier Nutrition Inc. have launched two innovative feed enzymes Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

General Mills working towards sourcing 100% cage free eggs July 2015

General Mills wants 100% of its eggs sourced from cage-free systems Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Breakfast on the Farm to be held in Essex County

On September 20, 2015, Breakfast on the Farm will be hosted at Hylander Farms in Tecumseh Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Spend an evening with Temple Grandin

Dr. Temple Grandin will be giving a talk on August 27 at the University of Guelph Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Future Growth July 2015

Sustainability is a concept that’s front and centre in many sectors today, and poultry is no different. It’s one of the three top poultry industry drivers Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

APHIS releases partial epidemiology report on HPAI June 2015

APHIS has released an epidemiology report outlining its initial findings about how HPAI was entering new poultry farms Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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