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St. Hubert Sale will not Limit Consumer Choice

The Competition Bureau has announced that it will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Montreal-based St-Hubert restaurants by Cara Operations Ltd. >> Read full article

Feds Seek Farmer Input on GF2

The government of Canada has launched a website, seeking farmer input on the Growing Forward 2 (GF2) program, the current federal-provincial-territorial agricultural policy framework. >> Read full article

Backyard Chickens: Where do Certain Cities Stand?

Backyard flocks are an ongoing debate in many municipalities. Check this list to find out where some of Canada’s cities stand on the subject. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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The Future of Poultry Production

While chefs and dieticians encourage the consumption of turkey and turkey products with nutritional information and delicious recipes, geneticists work away at the other end of the production chain, trying to create a better bird for a global market.

The consumer may never have to worry about how to stuff a 60-pound turkey in their oven for Thanksgiving, but at our current rate of progress, it’s not out of line to suggest that the farmer can expect to turn out a 20-week tom of that size for further processing markets, while still needing to produce a smaller table bird with different and possibly unique characteristics. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

B.C. Poultry Symposium

May 26, 2016
Location: Ramada Plaza & Conference Centre, Abbotsford, B.C >> More Info

Canadian Centre for Food Integrity - Public Trust Summit

May 31-June 1, 2016
Location: Delta Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa >> More Info

Poultry Health Day

June 9, 2016
Location: Arden Park Hotel, Stratford, Ont. >> More Info

Poultry Science Association annual meeting

June 11, 2016
Location: Hilton New Orleans Riverside, New Orleans, Louisiana >> More Info