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GAP provides funding for study in support of better chicken welfare initiative

Global Animal Partnership (GAP) has provided a grant-in-aid of research to the University of Guelph for a two-year research project that will determine and evaluate the parameters necessary for assessing the animal welfare needs of different genetic strains of chicken breeds.

Infectious Bronchitis advisory

Infectious bronchitis infections continued to increase this year in the Ontario broiler, broiler breeder and layer sectors.

U.S. meat processor to test new method to stun chickens

Within the next year, Tyson, the biggest U.S. chicken company, will launch a pilot program at two processing plants to use gas instead of electricity to stun birds before they are killed.
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Children’s Progressive Safety Day

July 6, 2017
Location: Forest, Ont.
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Chicken Marketing Summit

July 16-18, 2017
Location: Asheville, North Carolina
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Poultry Science Association AGM

July 17-20, 2017
Location: Orlando, Florida
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Northumberland Fisheries Festival Poultry Show

July 28, 2017
Location: Murray River, P.E.I.
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