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BC Egg introduces standards for free-range eggs

B.C. is the first province in Canada to set standards for free-range birds. The new standards state that hens must have access to the range at least 120 days a year – and a day is a minimum of six hours.

Feds invest in poultry welfare

The federal government was at the Arkell Research Centre today to announce a $1.31 million investment in poultry welfare and other livestock initiatives.

Alberta boosts funding to Calgary veterinarian program

The move is accompanied by a decision to withdraw more than $8 million in annual funding to the Western College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan.
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Feeding Broiler Breeders: Alternative strategies

Researchers at the University of Guelph are studying alternative feeding strategies for broiler breeders. In addition to evaluating different feeding schedules, they're also looking at providing extra feed in the form of fibre. » Read more...

4-H Ontario Poultry Sen$e Conference

October 13-15, 2017
Location: Schomberg, Ont.
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Ontario Poultry Breeders

October 21, 2017
Location: Grassie, Ont.
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Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO)

October 31, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Harvest Gala 2017

November 2, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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