Foot pad dermatitis is a condition characterized by lesions on the foot pad of turkeys, which, when severe, lead to the erosion of the skin layers and cause pain when weight is put on the foot. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Maryland is getting serious about controlling the amount of poultry-derived nutrients seeping into Chesapeake Bay, and poultry producer Millennium Farms is developing a manure processing technology that, if economical, could make a significant dent in controlling this problem. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Chicken Farmers of Canada has announced the signing of a new allocation agreement that will see 55 per cent of future growth allocated based on provincial comparative advantage factors Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
Matt and Jen McKee, of Woodstock, Ontario and Eli and Verna Weber, of Mount Forest, Ontario have been chosen as the recipients of the Egg Farmers of Ontario's 2014 New Entrant Quota Loan Pool (NEQLP) program Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
It’s an easy mistake to make. For the most part, they look the same, sound the same, walk the same, and behave pretty much the same. There are just a few breeds of chicken and turkey, and within those, just a few widely used strains. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!
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. Add to Facebook Like this? Tweet it to your followers!