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December 14, 2018

B.C. man, companies face 38 charges alleging harm to chickens

Agency alleges chickens unlawfully harmed during loading and unloading.

U of A heritage chicken program preserves vintage breeds

Professor says ‘living museum’ of chickens is akin to a classic car collection.

ILT - Leeds Grenville - Ontario

Small flock of seven layer type birds tests positive for Infectious Laryngotracheitis.
Feature articles 
Cindy Egg Farmerette

Cindy Egg Farmerette: Looking back after the build

Since last September, Cindy Huitema, egg producer from Haldimand County, Ont., has been documenting her family’s journey transitioning to a new layer housing system with her blog, Cindy Egg Farmerette. In the final installment of her blog, Cindy discusses the process of placing her initial flock and how everyone on the farm is adapting to the new enriched barn and its added technology. » Read more
Insect protein

Insect protein for poultry rations

There’s a new poultry ration ingredient available on the Canadian market. Insect meal from defatted black soldier fly larvae is high in protein and low in fat, making it a potentially attractive alternative to soy in poultry diets. Now researchers are studying ways to reduce the cost of insect protein to make it a viable alternative. » Read more

PIC Science in the Pub

January 20
Guelph, Ont.
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Ag Days

January 22-24
Brandon, Man.
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