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Ask the Vet: COVID-19 and poultry

Understanding the wide array of information about coronavirus to make sense of the risks.

Update: National Poultry Show cancelled

PIC won't proceed with alternate date due to ongoing uncertainties.

Nominations open for International Women in Canadian Agriculture recognition program

Nominate a woman leaving her mark on the Canadian poultry industry.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Webinar: The Importance of Ventilation for Poultry and Egg Production

Ventilation in a poultry house supplies fresh air that is essential to sustain life. ... Ventilation air removes excess heat, moisture, dust and odours from the building and, at the same time, dilutes airborne disease organisms. Properly designed winter systems also conserve energy by utilising heat generated by the birds.

In this webinar, Ross Demerly, Engineering Sales Manager at Munters will cover:
   • The importance of proper ventilation
   • Pros and cons of tunnel and side wall ventilation
   • Importance of how fans are staged to maximize efficiency
   • High efficiency and why it's important for today's farms
   • Talk about brushless DC motor vs standard belt fan
   • Dealing with Canadian climate
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Feature articles 
Bird Management

Mass destruction of poultry

Poultry industries are in the middle of a maelstrom of change driven largely by animal welfare. On that note, here's a look at the most humane approaches to mass depopulation. » Read more...
Barn Spotlight

Barn Spotlight: Country Hills Egg Farm

The Gilani family has farmed for 43 years and owns a diversified agri-business, including Westlock Eggs. Its newest project is several enriched barns at its Country Hills Egg Farm, where a devastating fire occurred a couple of years ago. » Here’s a look inside...