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25 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Insect Feed for Broilers Approved in Canada
CANADA - A feed company has received regulatory approval for use of its Whole Dried Black Soldier Fly Larvae as a feed ingredient for poultry broilers....
11 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Low-Path Bird Flu Outbreak Found in Canada
CANADA - An outbreak of avian flu confirmed in Canada is a low pathogenic subtype, according to test results from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA)....
04 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canadian Farmers More Stressed, Study Shows
CANADA - Farmers are among the most vulnerable when it comes to mental health, according to a new study from the University of Guelph....
01 July 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada's Layer Welfare Code Released for Public Comment
CANADA - Egg Farmers of Canada and the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) have launched a public comment period on their draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Layers....
23 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Environmental Impact of Canada's Egg Farmers in Decline
CANADA - The environmental footprint of Canada’s egg production supply chain declined by almost 50 per cent during the period from 1962 to 2012, according to a new independent study released by Egg Farmers of Canada (EFC)....
21 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada Canada's New Poultry Welfare Code Not Enough for Humane Society
CANADA - Animal welfare group Humane Society International in Canada has said the new poultry welfare codes do not go far enough....
20 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada NUTRIAD present at World Mycotoxin Forum
CANADA - International feed additives producer Nutriad was present in Winnipeg (Canada) where the 9th World Mycotoxin Forum (WMF) combined with the 14th IUPAC, to create the world's largest mycotoxin event with the purpose of increasing awareness of human...
16 June 2016
Poultry Industry News from Canada New Poultry Welfare Codes Released in Canada
CANADA - New poultry care guidelines have been released by poultry groups in Canada, which aim to advance animal welfare standards....
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....
 
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