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December 28, 2018

Collaboration aims to bring intensive chicken farming to Africa

Partners working to reform central Africa’s food market and feed the poor.

Guelph study investigates the mental state of poultry

Researchers have moved beyond looking at how to minimize suffering to exploring whether animals can also enjoy their lives.

ILT - Quebec

There have been no additional cases reported from the outbreak that began in June.
Feature articles 
Aviary or Enriched

Aviary or enriched?

Across the country, egg producers looking to comply with the phase-out of conventional layer housing are facing a big decision of whether to invest in aviary or enriched housing. For many producers, the choice is challenging: not only do both systems provide management benefits and drawbacks, the single most critical factor – future consumer demand – remains a huge wildcard. » Read more
Guts of Growth

Guts of Growth: Five tips for better brooding

Getting the flock off to the right start can help positively impact health and performance throughout the flock’s life. Issues such as the environment and management of the bird, barn, feed and water are just a few factors that need to be addressed and monitored during brooding. In her first column for Canadian Poultry, gut health expert Kayla Price outlines the five main areas that are crucial in setting the bird up for successful production. » 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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