Poultry Research

Scope of manure spreading alarms WI residents February 2017

About two dozen area residents asked two Door County committees to request the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources to limit spreading manure Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

21 U.S. Land-Grant Universities Create Animal Feed Database August 2016

Twenty-one U.S. land-grant institutions and partner organizations are collaborating to provide researchers, Extension professionals, regulators, feed industries, and producers with up-to-date, research-based information on the nutrient needs of agricultural animals. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Passing of Dr. John Summers August 2016

Pioneering poultry nutritionist Dr. John Summers has passed away. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Ontario biotechnology company developing new line of anti-microbials for poultry farms August 2016

AbCelex has received an investment of $3.4 million from the federal government to develop a new line of anti-microbial feed additives to help control disease outbreaks in poultry flocks. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Research shows cracks in mannan hypothesis under SBM-based poultry diets July 2016

The value of single activity β-mannanase source formulations, particularly when used with soybean meal based diets, is called into question. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

It’s all in the genes: New research reveals why some chickens are resistant to bird flu July 2016

The genes of some chickens make them almost completely resistant to a serious strain of bird flu, new research has revealed. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Camelina: Potential New Feed Ingredient? June 2016

Several recent studies have been conducted to re-establish baseline feeding levels and nutritional recommendations for camelina meal in poultry diets Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Male chick culling in egg industry could end, thanks to Canadian technology June 2016

Canadian technology developed by Michael Ngadi, a professor of bioresource engineering at McGill University can select female eggs Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

U.S. company develops vegan protein supplement for poultry June 2016

H.J. Baker introduces the world's first pure vegan protein supplement for Poultry, called Vegain Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Poultry Research Strategy Evolving June 2016

CPRC held its Annual General Meeting in March followed by a meeting of the board of directors. Two new directors joined the board replacing long-time directors who had decided to step down. Roelof Meijer, an eight-year board member representing Turkey Farmers of Canada (TFC) and chair for the past three years, was replaced by Brian Ricker from Ontario. Cheryl Firby, the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers (CHEP) board member has been replaced by Murray Klassen from Manitoba. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

NFACC offers videos explaining Code of Practice development process May 2016

Two whiteboard videos explaining the Code development process are now available from the National Farm Animal Care Council’s (NFACC) You Tube channel Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

UK study: animal welfare initiatives improves feather cover of cage-free laying hens May 2016

A UK study has shown that a reduction in feather loss in cage-free laying hens can be achieved using farm assurance schemes Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Future of Turkey Production May 2016

Paige Rohlf is the research and development manager for Aviagen Turkeys Inc., where she manages the breeding program, selects pedigree lines, and implements new technology and selection techniques. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Wheat survey helps maximize feed value May 2016

New data from a survey of wheat samples from across Canada is helping to drive optimized feeding strategies for pigs and poultry Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Hybrid Turkeys Donates $125 000 for Animal Welfare Research at the University of Guelph April 2016

Hybrid Turkeys has donated $125,000 to the University of Guelph to support turkey welfare research Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Life Cycle Thinking April 2016

The poultry industry has a long and complicated supply chain, incorporating a wide spectrum of costs and benefits. When you think about sustainability in that chain, it doesn’t make sense to improve one part of the system if that change may unintentionally burden another part of the process and outweigh the advantages achieved. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Collaboration a key theme of poultry research day April 2016

Connections and collaboration were a key theme during the Poultry Health Research Network (PHRN) Research Day at the University of Guelph Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Funding Changes and Website Redesign for the CPRC April 2016

CPRC adjusted its funding program for the 2016 call for Letters of Intent (LOI) to fit better into the annual funding timeframe. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

Alternative Feeding Programs April 2016

Recently, there has been a significant increase in calls for the reduction or exclusion of in-feed antibiotics in North American poultry production. Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

A&W Canada announces commitment to serve eggs from "hens raised in better cage-free housing" March 2016

A&W announced a major commitment to become the first national quick service restaurant in Canada to serve eggs from hens raised in better cage-free housing Like this? Tweet it to your followers!

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