Poultry Production

Yvon Cyr - Nouveau-Brunswick July 2013

Lorsqu’il décrit sa vision de l’agriculture, Yvon Cyr insiste d’emblée pour dire que si son entreprise connait du succès, c’est parce qu’il a toujours voulu travailler avec les autres producteurs, afin que l’entraide profite à tous. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

Yvon Cyr - New Brunswick July 2013

Poultry producer Yvon Cyr is quick to say his farm has succeeded because he hasn’t shied away from working with other producers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Jos and Eric Schroeders - Ontario July 2013

In the summer of 2011, two brothers in Ontario decided to expand their swine and cash crop operations by introducing poultry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

2013 PSIW Scholarship applications open July 2013

Three lucky students will be given the opportunity to attend the Poultry Service Industry Workshop in Banff, AB free of charge, this October. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

James Krahn - British Columbia July 2013

One would think that when your dad co-owns the business, getting a top job would be easy. Not so for 28-year-old James Krahn of Paragon Farms. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Levi Hofer - Alberta July 2013

New York Hutterite Colony member Levi Hofer has more than just the 120 residents on the farm to think about, but also a large flock of layers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ian Blenkharn - Nova Scotia July 2013

Ian Blenkharn has been largely responsible for piloting the Nova Scotia poultry industry through some story seas. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Awarding local food and agriculture in BC June 2013

Buy Local. Eat Natural has announced a new BC-wide award entitled the "We Heart Local Awards" from July 1, 2013 until August 5th. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cargill and Purac create bio-based poultry feed June 2013

Cargill’s Animal Nutrition business and Purac have announced a collaboration into developing and commercializing bio-based animal feeds. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Strengthening Canada's food safety June 2013

The Canadian Government will invest $16 million over three years for inspection teams to oversee the performance of Canada's entire food inspection system. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

EFO developing quota transfer system June 2013

The Egg Farmers of Ontario will launch an electronic quota transfer system to provide a new and improved quota market mechanism for its farmers in 2014. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sunnymel opens new chicken slaughterhouse May 2013

Sunnymel has officially begun activities at a new chicken slaughterhouse and cutting plant in the Village of Clair, New Brunswick. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Water pollution from poultry overestimated – study May 2013

Federal environmental programs have drastically overestimated the poultry industry’s contributions to water pollution, according to University of Delaware study Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Back Page: June 2013 May 2013

The expression “location, location, location!” is well known in the real estate business, but in the chicken industry, allocation carries a similar weight. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New Humane Dispatch Tool May 2013

The development and commercialization of the Zephyr E small animal dispatch tool is a great example of what can happen when research and industry work together. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Pushing for Pullet Growers May 2013

The Pullet Growers of Canada has been working hard to achieve marketing board status in order to give pullet growers a clear voice in the industry. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

Keeping Cool May 2013

Every summer, Canadian poultry farms experience some degree of heat stress. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Enriched Cages Make Cents May 2013

In 2011, Maurice Richard became the first egg producer in Quebec to use enriched cages on his poultry farm. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Poultry Editor: June 2013 May 2013

On any given day, if you’re so inclined, you can Google “animal welfare,” hit the “news” button and find thousands of postings from around the globe. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Increasing cage-free eggs May 2013

A researcher has released a report stating that if more consumers knew about hen housing, more would buy cage-free eggs. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!