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Preserving the future

A Canadian technique is considered by many to be the most promising poultry genetics preservation method in the world.

British egg farmers can still use ‘free range’ label

Poultry across the UK have been forced indoors as a precaution after announcements by the Chief Veterinary Officers of the countries of avian influenza prevention zones - but producers will retain the ability to market their eggs as free range for the duration of the order.

Feds invest in young farmer summit

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has announced an investment of up to $780,040 to 4-H Canada to host the 2017 Global 4-H Network Summit.
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Poultry Diseases Influenced by Gastrointestinal Health

Providing a wealth of background knowledge on poultry anatomy, physiology, and immunology, this comprehensive reference explores poultry diseases that are directly related to or influenced by the gastrointestinal tract.

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Hypereye: A game changer

Every day nearly 62,000 cockerels are culled in Canada. That’s 22.5 million birds each year. While the number sounds shocking, it is the harsh and unavoidable reality of Canada’s egg industry. In the developed world, that number reaches over a billion chicks. The birds that commercial egg farms purchase are bred specifically for egg, not meat, production, which means that while the females are highly coveted, male chicks have absolutely no value.

This is not only a serious animal welfare issue, but also an issue of waste. But technology developed by the Egg Research Development Foundation (ERDF) could change all that. » Read more...

Western Poultry Conference

Feb. 27, 2017
Location: Red Deer, Alta. » >> Learn More

London Poultry Show

April 5-6, 2017
Location: London, Ont. » >> Learn More