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Poultry Workshop

EFC CEO receives alumni award

Tim Lambert, CEO of the Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) was recently honoured at the University of Guelph Alumni Awards of Excellence Gala.

Mobile system can inactivate avian influenza virus

Researchers at the University of Iowa have developed a mobile system that can inactivate avian influenza virus.

Disease watch: ILT Biosecurity Advisory – Ontario

The Feather Board Command Centre has issued an ILT Biosecurity Advisory to all poultry industry service providers operating in and near Brock township in the Durham region.
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Feature articles 

To feed or not to feed?

Is it really necessary and beneficial to feed newly hatched chicks immediately after hatch? In nearly every area of poultry production systems, uniformity is a key and very critical component to success. When it is not achieved, inefficiencies often result in areas including the hatchery, the brooding house, and all the way to the processing plant. » Read more

Managing the carbon footprint of poultry production

Bill Van Heyst grew up on a mixed farm near Grand Bend, Ont. Today, Van Heyst is an environmental engineering professor at the University of Guelph. He describes modern day poultry barns as ‘industrial operations’, with multiple identical structures with the potential of a larger environmental impact than the smaller family type farm of the past. » Read more