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FarmFood360° now online

Farm & Food Care is proud to present its latest national outreach initiative – FarmFood360°, where Canadians looking for the real story about their food can get it directly from the source.

Funded projects for industry priorities

The Canadian Poultry Research Council completed its 2016 funding process by providing funding approval for seven research projects that address several poultry industry priorities.

U.S National Chicken Council Calls for Balance

The U.S. National Chicken Council is calling for balance between animal care, environmental and economic impact in chicken production.
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New Alltech algae product enables Canadian producers to bring DHA-enriched eggs to market

Algae nutritional products from Alltech are now registered with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) for use in the diets of pigs, dairy cows and laying hens. The DHA found within algae can naturally enrich pork, milk and eggs. Canadian dairy, swine and layer producers will be able to market their DHA-enriched products as value-added functional foods, meeting consumer demand for nutrient-rich foods and beverages. For more information, visit
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Turkey hens like it hot

Do turkeys respond the same way as broilers to transportation? That’s the question professional engineer Trever Crowe has been investigating at the University of Saskatchewan.

“Animal welfare is the greatest impetus for our work,” Crowe told the audience at the Poultry Industry Council 2016 Research Day in Guelph, Ont., with his work focusing on the transportation of turkeys to market. The turkey industry is facing increased demands from regulatory agencies and consumers but current broiler data may not be directly applicable to turkeys.

Crowe’s objective was to investigate the response of turkey hen and tom physiology, behaviour and meat quality to different temperatures and humidity levels during simulated transport.
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Western Poultry Conference

Feb. 27, 2017
Location: Red Deer, AB
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The Food and Beverage Convention

March 2-3, 2017
Location: Niagara Falls, ON
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London Poultry Show

April 5-6, 2017
Location: London, ON
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