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Chicken farmers to shrink national flock by 12 per cent

Move comes as coronavirus takes toll on Canada’s food supply chain.

Outbreak declared at Vancouver chicken plant

United Poultry closed after 28 workers test positive for COVID 19

CFO donating $25,000 to Feed Ontario

Funds to support charity's Emergency Response program.
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Poultry disease

Raising your biosecurity game

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Barn Spotlight: Ponderosa Farm

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