Poultry Production

Nova Scotia Egg Producers expands alternative housing November 2013

Nova Scotia Egg Producers introduces a program for new egg farmers to be awarded no-cost quota lease for 500 layers in alternative housing systems. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Egg production study reveals reduction in environmental impact November 2013

The Egg Industry Center has released a study that shows that while U.S. egg production has increased over 50 years, its environmental footprint has decreased. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry probiotic's ability to battle bugs November 2013

FR researchers have characterized the coat of a poultry probiotic, giving clues of how it may be used to exclude pathogenic bacteria from chickens. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

EFO announces winners of 2013 entrant program November 2013

The Egg Farmers of Ontario have announced the two winners of the 2013 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The back page: December 2013 November 2013

Poultry, egg and dairy farmers face a serious media-relations challenge. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A Logical Path November 2013

The good farmland of Aylsham, Sask., is where Henry Classen was born and raised. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Building Interest November 2013

Both Monica Kunze and Melissa Sinnige describe their visit to each other’s farms during the summer of 2013 as “amazing.” Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Probiotics and Phytogenics November 2013

The use of phytogenic feed additives and probiotics has been well researched and is growing around the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Customers Call the Shots November 2013

Since the first flock of turkeys arrived in 1959, Oegema Turkey Farms in Talbotville, Ont., has always been family run. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Poultry Editor: December 2013 November 2013

December just wouldn’t be the same without A Christmas Carol played ad infinitum on television. Even at 170 years old, the story remains popular. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Haldimand and Norfolk leads Ontario's chicken industry November 2013

New study finds that chicken industry generates more than $2.7 billion in economic activity across the province. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hearing set for WI manure gas project November 2013

The public will have multiple opportunities to comment on air quality issues related to proposed WI electric power plants — fueled by gas mainly from cow manure. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chicken manure plan creates rift in IN November 2013

Plans to build a chicken manure storage building in southwestern Wayne County are getting a second look from county officials. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Brome Lake Ducks receives $300,000 November 2013

Brome Lake Ducks has been granted $300,000 for a new slaughter and defeathering line from the Canadian government. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CFC concerned with new EU trade deal October 2013

Chicken Farmers of Canada has significant concerns with certain provisions within the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement signed by Canada last week. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CASA welcomes new Governance Board October 2013

The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association welcomes a new Chair to the CASA Board of Directors, while congratulating a new Director to the Board. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Keeping it Kosher October 2013

With only one kosher poultry processor left in Canada, demand is rapidly outpacing supply. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NH hearing to consider barn for 20,000 chickens October 2013

A Dunbarton farmer will have the chance to explain his proposal for a 27,000-square-foot poultry barn on his property at a planning board hearing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Maple Lodge guilty after hens freeze to death October 2013

Maple Lodge Farms, an poultry company that sells a variety of meats, has been found guilty of two counts of violating federal health regulations. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New appointment to FPCC October 2013

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced the appointment of Debra Etsell as a member of the Farm Products Council of Canada. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!