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Chicken Farmers of Canada 2018 executive committee

Chicken Farmers of Canada is proud to announce the election of the 2018 executive committee.

New potential solutions for carcass disposal

Iowa State University researchers have completed testing of a key component of a new concept for disposing of animal carcasses following a disease outbreak.

Disease Watch - Infectious Laryngotracheitis – Ontario

A second case of ILT has been identified in a subsequent crop of vaccinated broiler chickens being raised in the same barn as the first case discovered in mid-March.
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Feature articles 
Enzyme supplements

Development of an enzyme/yeast-based prebiotic supplement

Currently, more than 90 per cent of broiler chicken feeds contain enzyme supplements, which have a direct positive effect on animal performance. However, new generation enzyme supplements have been developed for specific use in the feed industry. Yeast products are rich sources of mannan polysaccharides, ß1,3- and ß1,6-glucans and nucleotides, which can function as prebiotics and have been shown to stimulate the immune system and gastrointestinal tract development. » Read more
Tax reform puzzle

Untangling the tax reform puzzle

Last summer, the feds unveiled controversial small business tax reforms. The idea was to make the system fairer by closing “tax loopholes” being used by “wealthy Canadians”. But the planned changes, particularly the proposal to restrict access to the lifetime capital gains exemption, would’ve made it much more difficult for poultry producers to transfer the family farm to their children. » Read more

Westvet 2018

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

May 16
Abbotsford, B.C.
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Canada's Farm Progress Show

June 20 - 22
Regina, Sask.
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