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Poultry Industry News: Canada

21 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada 'Raised by a Canadian Farmer' Means Even More Now
CANADA - Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its "Raised by a Canadian Farmer" brand to incorporate the programs that farmers use to raise their birds to the highest standards of care, quality and sustainability....
20 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Farmers Advised to Adjust to Higher Canadian Dollar
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC is advising farmers to be prepared for the impact of increasing interest rates on the value of the Canadian dollar, writes Bruce Cochrane....
14 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Ag Well-positioned to Respond to Rising Interest Rates
CANADA - The Chief Agricultural Economist with FCC suggests Canadian agriculture is well positioned to withstand increasing interest rates, according to Bruce Cochrane....
13 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Modeling Impact of Green Eggs, Hens
CANADA - The whole food movement may be right; consumption of vegan and organic food can be the best choice for reducing environmental impacts, at least if you're a chicken....
11 September 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Threats to End NAFTA Expected to Make Negotiators' Jobs More Difficult
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance says his confidence that the renegotiation of NAFTA will move forward as quickly as desired has slipped....
30 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Strong Growth of Farm Cash Receipts from Livestock Projected
CANADA - Farm Credit Canada reports, based on projected farm cash receipts over the next 12 months, the livestock sector will be the hottest sector in Canadian agriculture with the hog industry expected to lead the way, according to Bruce Cochrane....
28 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada High Incentive to Quickly, Successfully Conclude NAFTA
CANADA - The acting Executive Director of the Canadian Agri-Food Trade Alliance suggests there is a great deal of incentive to bring the renegotiation of NAFTA to a quick and successful conclusion, according to Bruce Cochrane....
23 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Successful NAFTA Renegotiation Could Enhance North American Global Competitiveness
CANADA - The Canadian Meat Council suggests a successful NAFTA renegotiation could enhance the competitiveness of Canada, the United States and Mexico in international markets for meat, writes Bruce Cochrane....
17 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada As NAFTA Renegotiation Begins, Canada Feels Optimistic
CANADA - The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says, with the renegotiation of NAFTA now underway, there's good reason for Canadians to be optimistic, Bruce Cochrane reports....
11 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Efforts on Reduction of Agricultural Pollution Paying Off Slowly
CANADA - Efforts by farmers to reduce the amount of fertilizer that reaches drinking water sources can take years to have a positive impact, according to a new study from the University of Waterloo....
09 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Direct Interaction with Consumers Helps Dispel Ag Myths
CANADA - According to Bruce Cochrane, the Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says, by interacting directly with consumers, those involved in agriculture have an opportunity set the record straight on what they do and why they do it....
08 August 2017
Poultry Industry News from Canada Dedication to research and students wins professor Novus Teaching Honor
Dr. Gregoy Bédécarrats, professor at the University of Guelph, Canada is the 2017 Novus Outstanding Teaching Award recipient. A successful academic career, innovative research and his dedication to encouraging the next generation of poultry scientists...
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...
 
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