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State-of-the-art hatchery set to open in Ontario

Sargent Farms of Ontario and Boire & Freres of Quebec are set to open a state-of-the-art chicken hatchery in Woodstock, Ont., in early May.

Eggs recalled over salmonella fears

A company has recalled more than 200 million eggs after an outbreak of salmonella was traced to one of its farms in North Carolina.

Cargill invests $22M million to install CAS system

Cargill Protein is investing $22 million (CDN) to install a Controlled Atmospheric Stunning (CAS) system at its London, Ont., chicken processing facility.
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Feature articles 
Mental wellness

Mental wellness on the farm

Mental wellness is not a topic widely discussed in farming even though there is growing anecdotal evidence of producers that are struggling. That’s why two years ago a Canadian research team led by Andria Jones-Bitton, a professor at the University of Guelph, launched a multi-phase study focused on mental wellness in the Canadian agriculture sector. » Read more
Optimizing gut health

Nutritional strategies for optimizing poultry gut health

With the use of antibiotics for growth and performance promotion phased out in Canadian poultry production, boosting support for overall health is critical. Indeed, overall health is closely related to gut health in chickens and turkeys – the better the gut health, the better the chances of avoiding necrotic enteritis and other diseases that can lead to poor performance and mortality. » Read more

PIC Research Day

May 2
Stratford, Ont.
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Westvet 2018

May 15
Abbotsford, B.C.
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B.C. Poultry Symposium

May 16
Abbotsford, B.C.
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