Poultry Production

CFO launches its Special Breeds Chicken Program September 2014

The Chicken Farmers of Ontario has approved a new specialty quota program to allow production of alternative breeds of chicken Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hemp product found to increase Omega-3 content of poultry products September 2014

A recent study at the University of Manitoba showed an increase of over 637% in the natural omega content of eggs that consumed HempOmega Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Social Responsibility September 2014

Geneve Newcombe and her husband Craig, egg farmers in Port Williams, Nova Scotia, feel strongly about teaching their children about the value of giving back to the community. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Chicken Squad September 2014

Actual chicken growers as action movie stars fighting the use of hormones and steroids in the production of B.C. and Canadian chicken? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Halal Chicken September 2014

With Canada’s Muslim community forecasted to triple by 2031 plus a growing demand by non-Muslims for halal foods, food industry observers predict this to be a bright spot in Canada’s meat market. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Red Lights Improve Production September 2014

For poultry, not only does LED offer energy savings, it may also offer production advantages Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Battling the Buzz September 2014

Justine Shiell has worked hard for her nickname. Studying fly control in poultry barns has become her specialty as she works towards her Master’s degree at the University of Guelph. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Perfect Climate Controller September 2014

Regardless of the season and climate, the same factors come into effect when trying to maintain target conditions in poultry barns. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

CPRC Update: October 2014 September 2014

The Industrial Research Chair in Poultry Nutrition oversees a program of poultry nutrition at the University of Saskatchewan Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Gilbert Matheson August 2014

He’s been eagerly crossing the road between his childhood home and his grandparents farm in southern New Brunswick since he was a toddler. Gilbert Matheson was by his grandparents’ side, gathering eggs, tending cattle and working fields. Today, Gilbert and his wife, Stacy, call the farmstead at Grant’s Breeder Farm Ltd. in Kars, N.B. their own and cross that barnyard alongside their five children as they carry on the family farm. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry Code of Practice gets funding needed for update August 2014

the federal government is providing $2.2 million in funding to update the poultry codes of practice Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan receive $275,000 investment July 2014

The Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan has been given an investment of $275,000 to identify and characterize new variants of the avian reovirus Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Alltech to build layer facility in Eastern Kentucky July 2014

Alltech plans to develop a poultry layer facility in Pikeville Kentucky Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Joint Venture July 2014

When it comes to genetics, it’s no secret that choice is fairly limited for Canadian turkey growers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Foster Farms issues 9 state product recall due to salmonella outbreak July 2014

A California chicken producer has issued its first recall since being linked to an outbreak of an antibiotic-resistant strain of salmonella that has been making people sick for more than a year Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

"Quiet move" by Health Canada to end use of antibiotics in livestock July 2014

Loopholes still exist but Health Canada is taking tiny, unpublicized steps towards curbing antibiotic use in livestock. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Spike in U.S. poultry prices linked to rooster fertility problem July 2014

Aviagen group has discovered that its Ross male has a genetic issue that is reducing its fertility Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Biomass experts win renewable energy award July 2014

Poultry biomass specialist Rural Energy has won Installer of the Year at the British Renewable Energy Awards; hopes it will boost business for renewable energy. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Cobb announces flock awards for Canada June 2014

Groupe Westco of St François de Madawaska, New Brunswick, is the latest winner of the award for the top Cobb500 breeder performance in Canada Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Group calls for collective action on livestock sustainability June 2014

The international livestock sector needs to engage and collaborate if it is to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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