Poultry Production

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!

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!

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