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November 2, 2018

Feds announce new poultry and egg working group

Collaboration aimed at helping farmers adjust to the new USMCA trade pact.

Disease watch: Asian Longhorned Tick - Virginia

Hawk the first bird in North America carrying the invasive Asian longhorned tick.

OSPCA's plans to pull out of livestock cruelty probes causes concerns

Organization says it lacks funding necessary to continue investigating reports of livestock abuse.
Feature articles 
Stephanie Nelson

Who's Who - British Colombia - Stephanie Nelson

Stephanie Nelson grew up on a broiler breeding farm and understands firsthand the work involved in managing a successful poultry business. Five years into her role as executive director with the B.C. Broiler Hatching Egg Commission (BCBHEC), Nelson has successfully navigated her poultry sector through a gamut of operational and management challenges. » Read more
Chicken reigns supreme

In-feed medication programs

Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) has been developing an antimicrobial use reduction strategy policy, where the main goal is to eliminate the preventive use of medically important antibiotics in commercial broiler production. Given these changes, here’s how producers can optimize in-feed medication programs to get better flock performance and reduce gut health issues. » 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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EuroTier 2018

November 13 – 16
Hanover, Germany
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