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Poultry Workshop

Boehringer Ingelheim to invest in avian vaccines

Boehringer Ingelheim is set to invest almost €65 million in a high-tech building at its Lyon Porte-des-Alpes site in Saint-Priest, France, to meet the growing demand worldwide for avian vaccines.

Changes drive expanded role for poultry veterinarians

As the poultry industry across Canada enters a period of unprecedented modern-era change, a major advantage is emerging in the form of innovation-focused veterinary companies that are embracing a progressive mindset and expanded role to help producers and their industry meet the challenge.

Trump says he's agreed on Mexico trade deal to replace NAFTA

President Donald Trump said the U.S. is pursuing a new trade accord with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement and called on Canada to join the deal soon or risk being left out.
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Pest control

Proactive pest control for poultry barns

While complete elimination may be unrealistic, with the right approach, poultry producers can reduce pest pressures. The most sustainable strategy, for both the environment and your staff, is Integrated Pest Management (IPM). IPM is a business-savvy and environmentally-friendly approach to pest management that focuses on non-chemical techniques to prevent pest activity, using chemical solutions as a last resort. » Read more
Ask the Vet

Ask the Vet: Live vaccines at multi-age poultry farms

When a farm has both pullets and breeders and live vaccinations are used in the pullet barns, is there risk to the breeders? Live vaccines contain naturally occurring mild pathotype or attenuated (weakened) viruses, bacteria or coccidia and are designed to elicit local and systemic immunity in birds. They are suitable for mass administration by water or spray. Live vaccines in broiler breeders and table layers are most often used during rearing and multiple administrations are common. » Read more

Canada's Outdoor Farm Show

September 11 – 13
Woodstock, Ont.
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