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20 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Chicken Industry Further Reducing Antimicrobial Use
CANADA - Following the successful elimination of Category I antibiotics for disease prevention in Canadian chicken production, Chicken Farmers of Canada has established timelines to further its strategy to eliminate the preventive use of antimicrobials...
13 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Women Officially Leading the Way in Canadian Agriculture
CANADA - The Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame represents the leading lights of the country’s farming industry. What’s so special about this year’s inductees? As Angela Lovell reports, it just so happens they’re all women......
Poultry Industry News from Canada Great Opportunity for Canada from TPP Without US
CANADA - The President of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance suggests the prospects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership moving forward without the participation of the United States presents a tremendous opportunity for Canadian agriculture, according...
05 July 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Research: Protein Consumption Increasing Among Canadians
CANADA - Results from the newest Canadian Community Health Survey (CCHS) report Canadians are consuming more of their calories from protein than they did over a decade ago. ...
28 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Consumers Sickened by Salmonella Related to Raw Frozen Breaded Chicken
CANADA - The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate an outbreak of Salmonella Enteritidis infections in four provinces with cases of...
26 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Finding Front Line Workers Biggest Challenge for Ag Employers
CANADA - The Human Resources and Training Coordinator with Manitoba Pork says the biggest challenge for pork industry employers is attracting front line workers, Bruce Cochrane reports....
23 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Reinvestment of Carbon Taxes into Agricultural Programming Urged
CANADA - Keystone Agricultural Producers say, by investing proceeds collected through a provincial carbon tax into agriculture, the Manitoba government will be able to maximise farmers' ability to contribute to greenhouse gas reductions....
20 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Celebrates 150th Birthday with Chicken
CANADA - One of Canada’s celebrity chefs, Ricardo Larrivée, has created a chicken sandwich recipe for the Great Canadian Chicken BBQ at Major’s Hill Park to celebrate Canada Day in style!...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Range of Tasks Makes Farming an Especially Risky Occupation
CANADA - The Director of the Manitoba Farm Safety Programme says the wide variety of tasks to be done on the farm, makes farming one of the more risky occupations, Bruce Cochrane reports....
19 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Farmers, Processors Committed to Animal Care
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada and the Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council maintain that the actions of employees at Elite Farm Services Ltd., portrayed in a video that was aired last week across national media, are shocking and reprehensible....
13 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Chicken Farmers Protest Against Video
CANADA - An allegedly disturbing undercover video footage of gruesome animal abuse at more than a dozen Lilydale chicken supplier farms was released this morning at ChickenTorture.ca....
07 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Chicken Continues to be Canada’s Favourite Meat
CANADA - Canadians each consumed 32.5 kg (per capita) of chicken in 2016 resulting in the highest level of chicken consumption in Canada ever....
Poultry Industry News from Canada Maple Leaf Determined to Become Most Sustainable Protein Company on Earth
CANADA - Maple Leaf Foods has announced its ambition to be the most sustainable protein company on earth, based on a sweeping set of principles and an expansive sustainability agenda that has yielded substantial advancements in nutrition and environmental...
02 June 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Retail Council Joins Ranks Supporting National Animal Care Programme
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds Retail Council of Canada and its recent statement of support for the Canadian approach to animal welfare on chicken farms across the country....
30 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Advocate Calls for Chicken Irradiation in Canada
CANADA - A consumer advocate is pushing Ottawa to promote the irradiation of chicken to kill illness-causing bugs and to do a better job of getting buyers on board....
29 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada What to Take Away from Canada’s Vast Agriculture Survey
CANADA - Canada’s agricultural industry received its five-yearly health check this month, with the publication of the 2016 Census of Canadian Agriculture – an incredibly detailed and comprehensive insight into the country’s farming sector. Angela...
Poultry Industry News from Canada Specialist Advises Farmers to Pay Attention to Power Lines
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture is encouraging farmers to pay attention to power lines following a high number of power line contacts involving farm equipment this past month, reports Bruce Cochrane....
26 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Renegotiating NAFTA Leaves Room for Optimism
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute suggests, as the renegotiation of NAFTA gets underway, a key message to the United States must be that Canada is a fair trading partner and a strong ally, Bruce Cochrane writes....
23 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Team Finds New Antibiotic Resistance Gene in Salmonella from Broiler Chickens
CANADA - A team of investigators from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, has discovered a gene that confers resistance to the important broad-spectrum antibiotic, fosfomycin. ...
18 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Lobbying to Save NAFTA Proves Effective
CANADA - The Vice President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says lobbying efforts from both within the United States and from Canada and Mexico to salvage the North American Free Trade Agreement are showing results, Bruce Cochrane writes....
15 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Farmers Urged to Make Safety a Priority
CANADA - Saskatchewan Agriculture is urging farmers to keep farm safety top of mind as work days get longer and the pressures of spring planting and field work increase, writes Bruce Cochrane....
08 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Survey Reveals 6-12-Month-Old Babies' Iron Requirements
CANADA - A recent national survey revealed 70 per cent of Canadian mothers are unaware that babies six to 12 months need 11 mg of iron per day - that's nearly 40 per cent more than is required of a full-grown man! ...
04 May 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Food Processing One of Canada's Manufacturing's Economic Bright Spots
CANADA - Farm Credit Canada reports food processing remains one of the economic bright spots within the Canadian manufacturing sector, Bruce Cochrane writes....
26 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Patience in Assessing Survival of Fall Seeded Cereal Crops Urged
CANADA - The Executive Director of Winter Cereals Canada is calling for patience as winter cereal growers assess the viability of crops that were planted last fall, writes Bruce Cochrane....
21 April 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada's Outlook for Agriculture Remains Positive
CANADA - Farm Credit Canada reports, despite slower growth in farmland values, the outlook for agriculture on the prairies is positive, Bruce Cochrane reports....
 
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