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October 19, 2018

Animal care updates deliver science-based results

Chicken farmers across Canada are rolling out the latest changes to the Raised by a Canadian Farmer Animal Care Program.

Disease watch: ILT - West Nipissing

The Feather Board Command Centre has been notified by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, that ILT has been diagnosed in a layer chicken from a very small flock in West Nipissing municipality.

Alltech launches online store

Alltech customers can now buy animal nutrition and crop products through a newly-launched website.
Feature articles 
Amy Johnston

Who's Who - Manitoba - Amy Johnston

As the new poultry industry development specialist at Manitoba Agriculture, Amy Johnston came to her position with both strong first-hand livestock experience and an in-depth knowledge of production through the eyes of a nutritionist. Johnston grew up in the Interlake region of Manitoba, in a rural agricultural community where her family owned and raised horses. » Read more
Disease control

Disease control by tweet

The poultry industry is harnessing the skills of University of Guelph computer scientists and their artificial intelligence expertise to get a better idea of when and where avian influenza might next emerge. Professor Rozita Dara and her computational sciences PhD student Samira Yousefi are mining social media for clues that could help establish correlation between what is talked about by Twitter users and what is reported through actual surveillance and diagnostic activities. » Read more

Poultry Tech Summit

November 5 – 7
Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlantic Poultry Conference

November 13 – 15
Wolfville, Nova Scotia
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Poultry Welfare Auditor Course

November 13 – 15
Guelph, Ont.
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