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Investing in Canada's egg industry

The Government of Canada is providing $844,000 to the Egg Farmers of Ontario to study ways to minimize waste and take a major step forward to address animal welfare matters.

Maple Leaf Foods to acquire Cericola Farms

Maple Leaf Foods recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire two poultry plants and associated supply from Cericola Farms, a privately held company.

Livestock welfare engagement project

Alberta Farm Animal Care is involved in a new initiative called the Livestock Welfare Engagement Project, and they are looking for help from anyone in Alberta who is involved in animal agriculture.
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Feature articles 
Eggs beyond breakfast

Eggs beyond breakfast

How time flies – it’s been a year since two major fast food chains introduced all-day breakfast in Canada. Both McDonald’s Canada and A&W say they began offering breakfast items throughout the day because of strong customer demand. The all-day trend has been a boon for egg producers. According to McDonald’s, since introducing ADB it sources 25 per cent more eggs from Canadian farmers. » Read more
Data management

Taking data management to a new level

Historically, farmers monitored and observed their production by being physically present in the barn several times per day. Nowadays, most barns have some kind of automation that decreases the need of the farmer to be on-site more than once or twice a day. This presents the freedom to hire farm labour to do the day-to-day chores, so producers can now focus on making management decisions. » Read more

2018 Hatchery-Breeder Clinic

July 10 - 11
Nashville, Tenn.
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Chicken Marketing Summit

July 22 – 24
Orlando, Florida
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Poultry Science Association AGM

July 23 – 26
San Antonio, Texas
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The North American Manure Expo

August 15 – 16
Brookings, South Dakota
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