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Chicken continues to be Canada’s favourite meat

Canadians each consumed 32.5 kg (per capita) of chicken in 2016 resulting in the highest level of chicken consumption in Canada ever.

New food safety and traceability online courses

Access the new Food Safety and Traceability eLearning courses online on the Agriculture and Food Education in Ontario online learning system through the University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus.

Chicken processors support Chicken Farmers of Canada’s Animal Care Program

The Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council (CPEPC) joins with Retail Council of Canada in supporting the Chicken Farmers of Canada Animal Care Program which is based on the National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for Poultry.
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Aviagen demonstrates commitment to Canadian poultry industry

The opening of a new broiler breeding stock hatchery by industry powerhouse Aviagen in January in northern New York State is good news for the Canadian poultry industry. Located just a 30-minute drive from the Canadian border and fairly close to JFK International Airport, the new facility will minimize transport time to eastern Canadian broiler chicken breeder barns.

Approximately two-thirds of the chicks hatched at the Watertown facility will be destined for Canadian broiler breeding barns. Giuseppe Caminiti, executive director of the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers, applauds the new facility’s Canada-oriented location.
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Poultry Industry Council- Poultry Health Day

June 15, 2017
Location: Stratford, Ont.
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Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 21-23, 2017
Location: Saskatchewan
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Agricultural Data Use and Transparency

June 23, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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