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October 5, 2018
Women in Agriculture

USMCA secures greater U.S. access to Canada chicken sector

With negotiations under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) complete, and despite the fact Canada's chicken sector is giving up additional access, chicken farmers are relieved that over a year of uncertainty over the future of the agricultural landscape in Canada is over.

USMCA deal harmful for Canadian turkey farmers

Turkey Farmers of Canada is examining the details of the USMCA, but is concerned turkey farmers and their families will be hurt by the terms of the agreement.

Egg farmers concerned with USMCA outcome

"The outcome of the negotiations will have a negative impact on the system of supply management as a whole and specifically on the vitality of Canada's egg farming sector,” said Roger Pelissero, Chairman of Egg Farmers of Canada.
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Dr. Elijah Kiarie

Who's Who - Quebec - David Lefebvre

The son and nephew of Quebec’s first organic egg producers, David Lefebvre had plenty of unique experiences growing up. One of his fondest memories is gathering eggs with his family on weekends. It was no easy task. The organic barn had wooden nests. One by one they had to manually remove panels surrounding each nest to handpick the eggs from under the birds. » Read more
Higher stock

Ask the Vet - Getting poultry health right

Q: As a new poultry farmer, I have little room for error. Do you have any tips for getting poultry health right and quickly fixing any problems that arise?
A: It is fair to say that every operation will eventually see a bird health or disease crisis, so investing in the team you will need now and building an effective relationship will have a big impact on performance under pressure.
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Alberta Livestock Expo

October 10 – 11
Lethbridge, Alta.
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World Egg Day

October 12
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Poultry Service Industry Workshop

October 16 – 18
Banff, Alta.
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