Poultry Production

Effects of diet on poultry health February 2013

Researchers with the University of Illinois have been examining how dietary components affect gut health and disease resistance in chickens. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. Salmonella vaccine may reduce antibiotic use February 2013

Global Green Inc. has announced that Salmogenics, their Salmonella vaccine for poultry, may reduce the use of antibiotics. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Saskatchewan Regains Market Access to Taiwan for Poultry and Poultry Products February 2013

Taiwan has lifted a ban on poultry products from Saskatchewan, imposed in September 2007, following detection of Notifiable Avian Influenza. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Heated air reduces bacteria in cages January 2013

USDA researchers have discovered that bacterial cross-contamination can be reduced by treating the cages with air heated to 112 F (50 C). Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian Bio-Systems introduces new feed additive January 2013

Canadian Bio-Systems has introduced a new feed additive, Maxi-Gen Plus, for use by poultry and pork producers. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A Market for Animal Welfare January 2013

Supply and demand. Economies of scale. It’s basic “Ham and Egg-onomics,” according to Jayson Lusk, an agricultural economist at Oklahoma State University. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A Giant in Agriculture and Poultry January 2013

Brazil is the fifth largest country, with a population of 196 million, and the third largest agricultural exporter in the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

All Things Considered - February 2013 January 2013

This could be Canada’s year of the trade deal since an agreement with Europe is expected, another with India is possible and Japan may be in the offing. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Sustainability in Focus January 2013

Sustainability has become a buzzword in the agricultural industry. But what does it mean exactly? Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

APHIS releases final rule on traceability January 2013

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service has published its final rule on traceability requirements for livestock moved in Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

New student career program at IPPE 2013 January 2013

A International Student Career Program will be at the 2013 International Production & Processing Expo to help students find jobs and internships. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Canadian food industry lagging behind December 2012

A Conference Board of Canada report states that the Canadian food industry is lagging behind the rest of the world. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The quest to increase broiler chicken quota December 2012

he Practical Farmers of Ontario and Sustain Ontario have launched campaigns to increase the amount of broiler chickens that can be raised without quota. Like this? Tweet it to your followers! 1 comments

PIC Update - January 2013 December 2012

PIC and PAACO focused on husbandry, management and how to audit. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Value of ‘Eggonomics’ December 2012

The BC Egg Marketing Board believes that the industry has lost over $3M in retail egg sales due to cross-border shopping in the first 10 months of 2012. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Adding Sunshine to Eggs December 2012

On Vitamin D Day (or Nov. 2), agri-entrepreneur Bill Vanderkooi of Vitala Foods in Abbotsford, B.C., launched Vita D Sunshine Eggs. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

The Future Economy December 2012

Consultants at the XXIV World’s Poultry Congress give important insights into the development of poultry production, exports and marketing in the next decades. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

From the Editor: January 2013 December 2012

In 2012 we celebrated the 40th anniversary of supply management in Canada. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

H.J. Baker earns Safe Feed/Safe Food certification December 2012

After thorough review process Fort Smith, Arkansas poultry feed ingredient manufacturing facility earns Safe Feed/Safe Food approval Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Food safety is a top priority for Canadians December 2012

A poll by the Canadian Food Safety Alliance shows that Canadians are still worried about food safety, even months after the XL Foods recall. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!