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September 27, 2019

Study finds many backyard flock owners not following proper hygiene

U of G researchers also uncover many Ontario backyard birds carrying dangerous pathogens.

Researchers use laser to stimulate bird activity

Device improved activity, weight gain and feed conversion.

Ontario considers bill to protect farmers from animal rights activists

Assurances come as livestock producers press for action to prosecute trespassers.
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Be Seen Be Safe

Be Seen Be Safe turns five

It’s been five years since a revolutionary new made-in-Ontario biosecurity system called Be Seen Be Safe (BSBS) debuted. It was joined by its feisty sidekick – an early-warning livestock heath system app called Farm Health Monitor (FHM). Here’s a look at where the programs are now and where they’re headed. » Read more
Triple Star Acres

Who's Who - Ontario - Triple Star Acres

Pete Labine and Ginette Simon-Labine own and operate Triple Star Acres Farm, a mixed operation that expanded into broilers through CFO’s Artisanal Chicken Program. Diversification has been very important, allowing them to provide a wide range of products to their customers at their on-farm store. » Read more

PIC Annual Meeting

Oct. 24
Guelph, Ont.
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Oct. 27-29
Niagara Falls, Ont.
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