Poultry Production

Lessons Learned November 2014

When a W5 TV show story broke in October 2013 about alleged inhumane practices on two poultry farms in Alberta, it elicited a strong reaction from those inside and outside the poultry industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Shaping the Future November 2014

As part of its commitment toward building a sustainable egg industry, Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) puts a lot of weight behind research and development. By investing in research conducted at universities across the country, EFC, on behalf of egg farmers, address issues of great importance to the industry and consumers alike. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Egg Bill November 2014

Nearly two years ago, Canadian Poultry reported to you about the quest to enact historic national U.S. legislation relating to mandatory enriched cages for layer hens. That quest is over for now, but the move to larger, enriched cages and other welfare-related changes is inevitable in that country, according to some major industry players. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Feather Central November 2014

Remember the rotary dial telephone? Manually filling out forms will soon be a similar distant memory, when farmers will all be using a new tool called Feather Central instead of a pen. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

No More Minefields November 2014

November 4 marks the seventh anniversary of the passing of Proposition 2, a ballot referendum in the state of California initiated primarily by the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Farm Sanctuary to prohibit the confinement of certain farm animals in a manner that does not allow them to turn around freely, lie down, stand up, and fully extend their limbs. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

2014 Canadian Poultry Sustainability award winners announced November 2014

The 2014 Canadian Poultry Sustainabilty Award winners are Levi Hofer of New York Colony and the Brock Family of Four Corners Poultry Ltd. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cody Polley new breeder specialist for Cobb World Technical Support Team October 2014

Cody Polley has been appointed as breeder specialist with the Cobb World Technical Support Team Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Faromor and Val-Co team up October 2014

Faromor and Val-co have joined forces to provide poultry and pig operations with more options Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Three young farmers awarded look at Aviagen's operations October 2014

Aviagen recently hosted three Canadian broiler hatching egg producers at its world headquarters in Huntsville, Alabama. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Récipiendaire 2014 du Mérite Philippe Olivier

M. Alex Turcotte-Lauzier, de Val-Brillant au Bas-Saint-Laurent, est le récipiendaire 2014 du Mérite Philippe Olivier et, par le fait même, se voit octroyer un d Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Elanco and Concordia partner in enzyme development effort October 2014

Elanco Animal Health and Concordia University have announced a three-year project collaboration to develop new enzyme combinations for pork and poultry farmers Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cobb releases its first sustainability report October 2014

The first sustainability report from Cobb-Vantress, Inc. entitled “Our Role in Building a Sustainable Future for the World” has been awarded an ‘A’ grade by GRI Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Une Fenêtre sur le Futur September 2014

Cela faisait dix ans que Mathieu Poirier avait rejoint son père Jean-Claude en production d’oeufs. Il était temps de moderniser l’entreprise familiale. La production d’oeufs des 30 prochaines années sera très différente de celle des 30 dernières années. Pour notre producteur de 33 ans, il était préférable de se mettre en avance sur les tendances. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Laying Behaviour September 2014

An attractive nest site is one of the reasons for using furnished cages for laying hens, but what does the hen consider attractive? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Minimum Inlet System Design September 2014

Modular inlets are ideal, but setting up inlets correctly can be a money-saver for poultry operations Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Yeast is Not Least September 2014

Yeast-based products can help chickens mount a faster, stronger immune response to disease challenge and may offset the need for traditional antimicrobials Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A Window into the Future September 2014

Mathieu Poirier had joined his father Jean-Claude on the farm, and he felt it was time to modernize the family business. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Shell Quality September 2014

Maintaining shell quality in a breeder flock is a major focus for nutritionists and producers alike. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Opportunity Knocked September 2014

Having a sustainable method of preserving valuable genetic resources while teaching and cultivating an interest in the poultry industry — it doesn’t get much better than that. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

EFC awarded Crystal Egg Award by International Egg Commission September 2014

The Egg Farmers of Canada is the 2014 recipient of the Crystal Egg Award for outstanding commitment to corporate and social responsibility by the IEC Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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