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23 May 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada BIOMIN Announces 2016 World Nutrition Forum Speakers
CANADA - "The opportunity to bring researchers at the forefront of technology together with leading industry professionals in a scientific forum that stresses networking and the exchange of ideas on this scale in the industry is unmatched," explained...
13 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Funds Genomics Research to Help Detect Ag Pests, Diseases
CANADA - Canada has announced $30 million of funding over six years to support advanced research in agricultural genomics to mitigate biological threats to agriculture....
08 April 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Broiler Study Shows Challenges and Potential of Drug-Free Production
CANADA - Broilers raised in a drug-free program had a higher feed-conversion ratio (FCR), decreased mean daily weight and decreased mean live marketing weight despite administration of antibiotic alternatives, according to study results presented at the...
31 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Funding More Research to Reduce Farm Greenhouse Gases
CANADA - The Government of Canada is investing $27 million to help producers find ways to mitigate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their farming operations, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay has announced....
29 March 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Mexico Reopens Markets to Canadian Poultry Meat
CANADA - Mexico has reopened its border to Canadian fresh poultry meat, according to an announcement on Friday by Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay and International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland....
10 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Egg Farmers Transition Away from Conventional Hen Housing
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC) has announced that the industry there will market-oriented transition from conventional egg production toward other methods of production for supplying eggs....
03 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Farmers Launch Winter Egg Breakfast Campaign
CANADA - Commuters in major Canadian cities woke up to a bright start to their day with Egg Farmers of Canada’s (EFC) unique pop up yellow gardens in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal. ...
01 February 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Research Targets Chicken Health to Improve Food Safety
CANADA - The chicken eggs in Professor Shayan Sharif’s lab at Canada's University of Guelph look like ordinary eggs, but they’re not. Some of them have been vaccinated against diseases that can cause illness in humans and have cost the poultry industry...
22 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Steps Up Avian Flu Surveillance Efforts
CANADA - The governments of Canada and British Columbia are investing $300,000 to strengthen the surveillance, early detection, and response measures to avian flu....
11 December 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Birds Spreading Deltacoronavirus in Pigs
CANADA - Saskatchewan's Chief Veterinary Officer reports Deltacoronavirus has been detected within the province over the past month, but it is believed to be an avian strain rather than a porcine strain, writes Bruce Cochrane....
30 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadians Reminded of US Poultry Import Rules After Bird Flu
CANADA - Canada's Border Services Agency (CBSA) has reminded travellers of the restrictions on poultry products coming into Canada from the US following the avian influenza outbreaks earlier this year....
16 November 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada What will a Liberal Government Mean for Canadian Agriculture?
CANADA - As the new, majority Liberal Government under Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau (above), gets down to work, the agricultural community is looking forward to more openness and engagement with the industry than it had under the outgoing conservatives,...
27 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada McDonald's Canada to Source Chicken Raised Without Antibiotics
CANADA - McDonald's Canada is following the example of the US chain and moving to source only chicken raised without medically-important antibiotics....
21 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Gas Killing for Better Poultry Welfare Discussed in Canada
CANADA - A leading poultry welfare expert from the UK's RSPCA charity was invited to address a conference of processors in Canada. about improving poultry welfare at slaughter....
16 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Informed Silicon Dioxide as a Natural Feed Supplement to Improve Animal Performance and Farm Environment
CANADA - Ceresco Nutrition, a research company that is behind the new technology based on the transfer of vibratory information through an aqueous medium, says their product Silica+® is the future of the feed industry....
13 October 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Comments Sought on Canadian Poultry Handling Code
CANADA - A new Code of Practice has been launched by Canadian poultry organisations, and the draft document is now available for public comment....
08 September 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Vacant Meat Processing Jobs Impact Entire Canadian Economy
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council says every job that remains unfilled in Canada's meat processing sector costs another four jobs within the Canadian economy, writes Bruce Cochrane....
20 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada What are the Prospects for Canada's Poultry Industry?
CANADA - Canada's poultry industry is expected to grow substantially in 2015 compared to 2014, and then return to a more moderate growth rate for 2016, according to a report from the USDA's Foreign Agricultural Service....
03 August 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Conclusion Still Not Reached on Trans-Pacific Partnership
GLOBAL - The recent talks on a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement between countries on the Pacific rim ended without a conclusion, although ministers still say consensus is near....
28 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiators Meet for 'Decisive' Talks
CANADA - Negotiators from across the globe are meeting in Hawaii this week for a 'decisive round' of talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement....
23 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada Lifts Some Avian Flu Control Zones
CANADA - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has removed the quarantines on the first Avian Influenza Control Zone....
17 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Investment Strengthens Research Into Antibiotic Alternatives
CANADA - Canada’s poultry industry will be able to address a significant productivity issue thanks to a new $400,000 investment....
16 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Ukraine Agreement Expands Canadian Export Opportunities
CANADA - Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement talks have been successfully completed, allowing access for Canadian meat exports to a new market....
15 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Government Urged to Fully Commit to Trans-Pacific Partnership
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council is urging the Canadian government to be fully committed, fully involved, and to be a full partner in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, writes Bruce Cochrane....
14 July 2015
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Laboratory to Help Canada Identify Foreign Animal Diseases
CANADA - A new facility that significantly improves Newfoundland and Labrador’s ability to identify and respond to foreign animal diseases was officially opened last week....
 
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