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ILT Disease Advisory for Ontario's Dufferin County

On behalf of the four feather boards, the Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) is issuing an Infectious Laryngotracheitis (ILT) Disease advisory to all poultry industry service providers operating in a 10-km zone in Dufferin County southwest of Shelburne.

Burnbrae Farms’ Egg Creations Whole Eggs named as a finalist for New Product Award

Burnbrae Farms’ Egg Creations Whole Eggs was recently named as a finalist in the 2016 Canadian Grand Prix New Product awards by the Retail Council of Canada (RCC). The RCC revelled 100 finalists competing for the coveted award earlier this week. These grocery products are the most impressive of all the new grocery products introduced in 2016

Conservative leadership candidates spar anew over supply management

Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier has welcomed U.S. President, Donald Trump's swipe at the Canadian dairy industry, saying that it's not just American farmers who are losing out. Bernier says Canadians suffer more under supply management than Americans and if elected leader he promises to abolish the system.
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Fats and Fatty Acids in Poultry Nutrition and Health

Addition of fats or oils rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids in poultry diets is a straightforward approach to enrich poultry products with polyunsaturated fatty acids. Consequently, there has been a great interest in using different types of fats, oils or oil seeds as feed additives in poultry nutrition.

The purpose of this book is to educate the readers on the role of dietary fats in poultry on: production aspects, health effects, growth and product quality. In addition, the role of poultry food products in meeting the human requirement of much needed functional nutrients such as omega-3 fatty acids is discussed. >>Learn More
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Management is key to antibiotic-free production

Antibiotic-free (ABF) production is a hot topic right now – one with which many producers are grappling. Erik Helmink, marketing director at HatchTech, says there is no silver bullet. He recently shared his expertise on antibiotic-free poultry production along with five key elements to focus on for better results at the livestock production trade fair, EuroTier. » Read more...

PHRN Research Day 2017

April 24, 2017
Location: The Arboretum, University of Guelph
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PIC Research Day

May 10, 2017
Location: Shakespeare, Ont.
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