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October 12, 2018

Costco poultry complex could redefine farm-to-fork

In September of next year, Costco is slated to open a new chicken complex where it expects in-house production to generate a savings of 10 to 35 cents per bird.

Poultry demand projected to remain strong

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada recently released its Medium Term Outlook, an economic projection of the domestic and international agricultural markets from 2017 to 2027.

Egg industry adopts formal position on antimicrobial resistance

The International Egg Commission and its members support, and will promote, the responsible use of all antimicrobials to allow for the long-term safe production of eggs, safeguarding the availability of eggs and egg products for the world’s consumers.
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Dr. Elijah Kiarie

Who's Who - Ontario - Ben Schlegel

Poultry veterinarian Ben Schlegel’s resume reads more like that of someone who is on the brink of retirement, not someone who’s barely in his 30s. Not only is he a doctor of veterinary medicine, but he also studied biotechnology and economics at the University of Waterloo and holds a master’s in avian health and medicine from the University of Georgia and the University of Melbourne. For his colleagues and clients, Schlegel was an easy nomination for this year’s Who’s Who issue. » Read more
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Updating the food guide

As has been done periodically since it was created decades ago, the Canada Food Guide is being updated again, this time as part of a new Healthy Eating Strategy launched by Health Canada in the fall of 2016. Chicken Farmers of Canada and some other groups and individuals have concerns over proposed updates to the guide that relate to a focus on plant-based proteins. » Read more

World Egg Day

October 12
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Poultry Service Industry Workshop

October 16 – 18
Banff, Alta.
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