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Calgary chicken processing plant will remain open after COVID-19 outbreak

Several staff at Sofina Foods/Lilydale facility test positive.

Farming chickens a returning trend in northern Quebec

'Farmers give the same respect toward the land and animals as the Cree,' says newbie farmer.

Remembering a B.C. poultry leader

Stewart Paulson devoted his life to serving the poultry industry.
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Feature articles 
Darren Ference

Who’s Who 2020 – Alberta – Darren Ference

A passion for farming – and promoting it – was always there for Darren Ference, who is currently serving his third year as chair of TFC. For many years, Ference has advocated for agriculture, and especially turkey farming, educating young people about it in a multitude of ways and mentoring them as well. » Read more...
On-farm hatching

On-farm hatching

While on-farm hatching has been a growing trend in Europe for the past 20 years, its adoption in Canada is fairly recent. A few companies have presented hatching systems at poultry events, piquing the curiosity of producers who’ve heard about their benefits. » Read more...

PIC’s Science in the Pub

Sept. 20, 2020 • Webinar » Learn more

PISW, Virtual Event

Oct. 7, 2020 • Online » Learn more

Virtual Poultry Tech Summit

Oct. 20-22, 2020 • Online » Learn more

PIC Annual General Meeting

Oct. 22, 2020 • Guelph, Ont. » Learn more