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 One of the scariest issues in the poultry industry today is highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), also known as the bird flu or avian flu. Avian influenza is a highly contagious disease in wild and domestic bird species capable...
EthoGuard Inc., Canada’s leading agricultural biosecurity company announced the launch of it’s Virtual Reality Biosecurity Simulator at the National Poultry Show in London, Ontario.  Virtual Reality Technology allows users to experience real life situations in a virtual world, for purposes ...
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposal to overturn decades-long policies governing farmers' and ranchers' use of rodenticides, their primary tools for controlling infestations of rats and mice, will do more harm than good. Comments are due on February 13,...
Biosecurity is a general term that describes the range of measures available that aim to prevent the introduction and/or spread of harmful organisms such as bacteria or viruses to animal populations. Under the umbrella of biosecurity are three distinct...
Canada and Ontario investing $1.5 million to support biosecurity measures to reduce the spread of avian influenza The governments of Canada and Ontario are investing up to $1.5 million through the Canadian Agricultural Partnership to help eligible non-supply-managed poultry operations...
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. (“Maple Leaf Foods” or the “Company”) (TSX: MFI) today reported its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2022. “We are at an important inflection point in our business, grounded in exceptional underlying strength...
Quick facts The biosecure entry education trailer, or BEET, is a teaching tool to demonstrate the Danish entry system for on-farm biosecurity. The BEET trailer is mobile and available for training purposes on-site, statewide. You can learn how to make your...
On September 17th, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) confirmed a positive case of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) on an Ontario poultry farm in Oxford County. This is the first positive case of HPAI that Ontario has experienced...
High feed costs mean controlling rodent populations is even more critical. Livestock and poultry production facilities are almost the perfect home for rodents with unlimited food, water, and shelter. Finding an operation without at least a minor rodent infestation would...
Revised by Dr. Gustavo M. Schuenemann, D.V.M., Associate Professor, Extension Veterinarian, Dairy, Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine Original authors: Dr. Gary L. Bowman and Dr. William P. Shulaw In the context of livestock production, biosecurity refers to those...
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