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Wednesday, September 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Study Shows Benefits of Precision Feeding of Broiler Breeders
CANADA - A study is being conducted on Precision Broiler Breeder Feeding System in order to be able to get the bodyweight information needed from every individual bird. ...
Friday, August 29, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Fungal Disease Impacts Poultry Feed
CANADA - The executive director of Winter Cereals Canada says fusarium head blight has been the biggest factor affecting the quality of this year's winter wheat crop, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Broiler Meat Production Forecast to Grow Moderately
CANADA - Post forecasts another year of moderate growth for 2015, with broiler meat production estimated at 1,100,000 metric tons (MT), or two per cent above the 2014 level....
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Food Announces New Leader of Animal Wellness
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced that Dr Stephanie Cottee will be joining the Company in the new position of Leader, Animal Wellness effective 11 August, 2014. ...
Friday, August 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Cost of Change for Maple Leaf Foods
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has seen sales from continuing operations of C$831.8 million for the second quarter....
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Study Examines Feeding for Better Broiler Breeder Welfare
CANADA - Skip-a-day feeding and/or dietary supplementation with a bulking material or appetite suppressant from 10 to 36 weeks of age improved feather scores in broiler breeder females, which indicates less stereotypical behaviour, according to scientists....
Friday, July 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Government Boosts Research for Canada's Chicken Industry
CANADA - Member of Parliament Brad Trost, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, has announced an investment of up to C$275,000 to the Chicken Farmers of Saskatchewan to undertake a research project on disease control in the Saskatchewan broiler...
Friday, June 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Second Success in Cobb Flock Awards for Canada
CANADA - Groupe Westco of St Fran├žois de Madawaska, New Brunswick, is the latest winner of the award for the top Cobb500 breeder performance in Canada....
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Trans-Pacific Partnership Talks Resume Next Week in Canada
GLOBAL - Twelve country officials involved in the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations plan to meet in Ottawa from July 3 to 12 to iron out outstanding issues like tariffs and intellectual property rights....
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Report Recommendations Could Give Canadian Ag Competitive Edge
CANADA - The chair of the Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry is confident recommendations contained in a report released last week will help improve the competitive position of Canadian agriculture worldwide, writes Bruce Cochrane. ...
Friday, June 20, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Report Outlines Nineteen Steps for Canadian Competitiveness
CANADA - The Standing Senate Committee on Agriculture and Forestry has outlined 19 recommendations for improving the competitive advantage of the Canadian agriculture and agri-food sector....
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada More Funding for Agriculture Teaching in Canadian Classrooms
SASKATCHEWAN, CANADA - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart have announced a new C$1-million five-year funding agreement with Agriculture in the Classroom Saskatchewan. This represents a $550,000 increase...
Monday, May 05, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Poultry Company Fined over Welfare Offences
CANADA - A Canadian poultry company has been fined more than C$92,000 for animal welfare offences....
Friday, May 02, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Effects of Pig Disease Hit Maple Leaf Sales
CANADA - Canadian meat and food processor Maple Leaf Foods is starting the feel the effects of the outbreak of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhoea virus in North America, reporting a loss of C$124.6 million in the first quarter of the year....
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Poultry Worker Filmed Abusing Chick
CANADA - An animal rights group claims a "culture of cruelty" exists at Horizon Poultry in Hanover....
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Joint Effort to Promote Judicious Use of Antimicrobial Drugs in Farm Animals
CANADA - Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a complex and evolving public health issue, involving many players in Canada and internationally. Health Canada's Veterinary Drugs Directorate (VDD) continues to promote the prudent use of antimicrobial drugs...
Monday, April 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada DVD Communicates Scientific Information to Poultry Producers
CANADA - A new self-guided DVD and smart phone accessible web site from the University of Guelph are helping poultry producers to combat coccidiosis....
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Govt Wants Power to Fine Meat Plants for Food Safety Issues
CANADA - The federal government is proposing to give itself the power to fine meat-processing plants that break hygiene and other operating rules meant to protect human health....
Friday, March 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Foods to Receive C$5 Million for Investment
CANADA - Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture has announced a C$5 million investment to Maple Leaf Foods to purchase and install new meat processing technology that will improve the company's operating and production...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada-Korea Trade Agreement Good News for Agriculture
CANADA - Canada and the Republic of Korea have concluded negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) that will significantly boost trade and investment ties between the two countries, creating jobs and opportunities for Canadians in every...
Friday, March 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadians to Consume More Poultry Meat in 2014
CANADA - Canadian production of broiler meat is likely to exceed previously estimated levels. Given tight supplies of red meat, chicken farmers operating under the strict supply management regime are expected to boost domestic production and fill in an...
Friday, February 28, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Reports Loss
CANADA - Canadian meat and food processor Maple Leaf Foods saw sales fall by 2.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of the year to C$1,107.0 million for the fourth quarter because of lower volumes, which were partly offset by higher pricing....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada University of Guelph: Key Player in Canadian Poultry Research
CANADA - University of Guelph scientists are playing key roles in studies being conducted through a national Poultry Science Cluster, designed to help the poultry industry stay competitive and address consumer concerns about animal welfare and environmental...
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Harper Govt Strengthens Canadian Poultry Research
CANADA - Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has announced an investment of C$4 million to the Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) to further strengthen the poultry industry's role within the Canadian agri-food sector. ...
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf to Focus on Packaged Meats Business
CANADA - Following the divestment of its bread business, Maple Leaf Foods CEO says the company will focus on its packaged meats business....
 
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