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The Government of Canada Encourages Research on Reducing Antibiotic Use in the Poultry Industry

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) has announced an investment of $690,000 to Éleveurs de volailles du Québec (ÉVQ) to help the Quebec poultry industry reduce the preventive use of antibiotics. Under this project, the Poultry Research Chair at the University of Montreal's Faculty of Veterinary Medicine will assess various alternative strategies and their effects on flock performance. >> Read full article

Inside McDonald’s Bold Decision to Go Cage Free

Fortune Magazine interviews McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook on the company's reasoning behind the decision to utilize only cage-free eggs in North America in the next 10 years. >> Read full article

Answering Industry Challenges

Elijah Kiarie hasn’t lost sight of the fact that the poultry industry is a business. He knows farmers want to maximize their income and they want their farms to be sustainable. As the newly appointed assistant professor in poultry nutrition in the department of animal biosciences at the University of Guelph, he intends to lead the establishment of a world-class program in poultry nutrition with a focus on improving feed efficiency to help that important bottom line. >> Read full article

Government of Canada brings world-leading food security expert to the University of Saskatchewan

The Government of Canada has announced an investment of $10 million over seven years to bring one of the world's most respected experts in food security to Canada. A recognized leader in crop adaptation to marginal soil environments, Leon Kochian will become the Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Food Systems and Security at the University of Saskatchewan. >> Read full article

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Susatainability Symposium

Register for the Canadian Poultry Sustainability Symposium

The Canadian Poultry Sustainability Symposium offers the opportunity to understand the current issues in sustainability and how they may affect your farm and the Canadian poultry industry.

It’s a chance to hear directly from national organizations, experts and fellow farmers on where how the Canadian poultry industry can position itself and utilize and build upon existing programs to remain sustainable in the long-term. >> Learn More…

 Event Calendar 

Poultry Service Industry Workshop

October 4-6, 2016
Location: Banff Centre, Banff, Alta. >> More Info