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Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada $2.46 Million Donation to Fund a New Canadian Feed Research Centre
CANADA - A grand opening ceremony on 24 October recognised Cargill’s animal nutrition business in Western Canada for its $2.46-million contribution to the Canadian Feed Research Center (CFRC) in North Battleford....
Friday, October 24, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Poultry Meat Processor Announces Major Investment
CANADA - Olymel is investing over C$10 million in an expansion and modernisation of its poultry processing plant at Ste-Rosalie in St-Hyacinthe, Quebec....
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Investment into Feed Enzyme Research in Canada
CANADA - Concordia researcher Adrian Tsang has been awarded Genomic Applications Partnership Program funds to develop and commercialise a next-generation enzyme supplement....
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Food Safety Symposium Addressed People, Technology
CANADA - Maple Leaf hosted the sixth annual Food Safety Symposium in Mississauga last week, with a focus on technology and people and how best to advance food safety....
Friday, October 10, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada High Levels of Fusarium Head Blight in Canadian Wheat This Year
CANADA - High levels of fusarium head blight infection in this year's winter wheat crop is creating a significant challenge for those planning to feed the grain to livestock, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Wednesday, October 08, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Wet Weather in Manitoba Impacts Feed Quality
CANADA - After a later than normal start to spring planting that delayed crop development farmers in much of Manitoba were challenged by extremely wet conditions just as the harvest was about to begin, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Crop Yield Up, Crop Quality Down
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with CWB reports grain yields this year will be slightly above average but crop quality will suffer, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Friday, October 03, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Foreign Worker Programme Changes Jeopardise Meat Processing Plants
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council warns changes to Canada's temporary foreign worker program are jeopardizing the future of Canada's meat processing plants, the jobs of Canadian who work at those plants and local economies, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Thursday, October 02, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Higher Wheat Yields, Lower Quality Forecast for Canada
CANADA - A weather and crop specialist with the Canadian Wheat Board (CWB) says slightly above average grain yields combined with lower quality will result in an abundant supply of feed grains this year....
Wednesday, October 01, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Urges Responsible Use of Antibiotics During Animal Health Week
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) are recognising Animal Health Week by drawing attention to the important role played by veterinarians in keeping animals, and, in turn, humans,...
Monday, September 29, 2014
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Announces Funding for Wheat Research
CANADA - Farmer-led research to find new feed wheat varieties will receive $400,000 as part of a commitment to innovation under Growing Forward two, announced Federal Agriculture Minister, Gerry Ritz, and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development...
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 François 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....
 
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