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UBC welcomes national sustainability research chair

UBC has named Nathan Pelletier as egg industry chair in sustainability/endowed chair in bio-economy sustainability management.

Thinking outside the shell

How livestock species are the same may just hold the key to the future of research.

Four cents for ethics

Some farmers in Germany have built an alternative market for male chicks known as the Bruderhahn Initiative.
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2017 MPF Convention

Don’t miss the 46th annual Midwest Poultry Federation Convention, March 14-16, 2017 – our 20th and last year in Saint Paul! MPF is the largest regional convention in the U.S. that focuses 100% on poultry. The event features education for the turkey, egg layer, broiler and specialty/organic poultry industries and a total of three exhibit halls and several networking opportunities. Pre-Show events include the North Central Avian Disease Conference, the Organic Egg Farmers of America Symposium, the Pre-Show Nutrition Symposium, and MPF's popular Welcome Reception. Come experience our reputation for excellence for yourself! >>Learn More
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Nobody Does it Better

Nobody does it better

In Lower Saxony, Germany, Stefan Teepker has just spent approximately $36,500 CAD on a new on-farm visitor gallery complete with food vending machine, video system and 24-hour viewing area on one of his poultry farms.

It’s not that he’s expecting the vending machine to be a big money maker, but he’s hoping it will attract the non-farming public to his farm to learn more about how broiler chickens are raised, housed and treated in Germany.

Teepker unveiled his concept to a group of visiting international agricultural journalists who were touring northern and eastern Germany last July. » Read more...
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Western Poultry Conference

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

The Food and Beverage Convention

March 2-3, 2017
Location: Niagara Fall, Ont. » >> Learn More

London Poultry Show

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