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CFIA confirms low-path H5 AI on Ontario duck farm in Niagara region, industry warned to be on high alert

Preliminary testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a duck farm near St. Catharines, Ontario as a low pathogenic subtype. A heightened biosecurity advisory to all industry personnel operating in the Niagara, Ontario Region has been issued by the Feather Board Command Centre. >> Read full article

Health Canada proposes new rules for veterinary drugs in livestock

The federal government is proposing new rules for veterinary drugs used in livestock as it works to reduce human health risks associated with resistance to antibiotics and other antimicrobials. >> Read full article

New hatchery to be built in Woodstock, Ontario

Sargent Farms, in partnership with Quebec-based Boires & Freres have announced it will be establishing a new hatchery in Woodstock, Ontario. >> Read full article

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Susatainability Symposium

Apply Now for the Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award

Are you a farmer committed to the sustainability of your farm and industry? Canadian Poultry magazine is recognizing farmers for their use of practices that protect and improve the health and welfare of the birds; protect and minimize the impact of farming practices on the environment; advance the economic and social well-being of the farm, family and employees, and surrounding communities. The Grand Prize winner will receive $2000, a farm gate sign and a trophy. Enter your farm today! >> Learn More…


Court backs jail for Iowa egg executives in salmonella case

A U.S. federal appeals court upheld jail sentences Wednesday for two egg industry executives whose Iowa-based company caused a nationwide salmonella outbreak in 2010. In a long-awaited decision, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals backed three-month jail sentences issued last year to Austin "Jack'' DeCoster and son Peter DeCoster. >> Read full article

Van Acker new OAC Dean

Prof. Rene Van Acker has been appointed dean of the Ontario Agricultural College (OAC) at the University of Guelph (UofG) for a five-year term effective Sept. 1. Van Acker is currently OAC’s associate dean (external relations) and a professor in the Department of Plant Agriculture. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Poultry Science Association annual meeting

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

XXV World's Poultry Congress

September 5, 2016
Location: China National Convention Center, Beijing >> More Info

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

September 13-15, 2016
Location: Woodstock, Ont. >> More Info