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Turkey rhinotracheitis continues to pose challenges in Canada as the country grapples with the spread of infections across multiple provinces. Following initial reports from Ontario, the situation has intensified with the confirmation of additional cases in both Ontario and...
Letting go is difficult for any business owner, and it can be especially challenging for poultry farmers. You may not have enough time to step back from the demands of running your business to plan for retirement and prepare...
A University of Saskatchewan (USask) research team has created an aerosol vaccine that protects poultry from necrotic enteritis, a bacterial disease caused by Clostridium perfringens type G. This disease leads to a 50% fatality rate among affected chickens and...
A poultry producer in Lower Branch, N.S., who lost more than 200 birds after avian flu infected her farm is still months away from getting the all-clear to restart business. The deadly flu infected Montana Pineyro's farm in February, killing...
Maple Leaf Foods has announced the impending closure of its century-old poultry processing plant in Brantford, Ontario. The decision comes as part of a broader strategy to streamline production by integrating operations into its current network of facilities over...
Avian influenza killed one-third of BC's egg-laying chickens last year. The industry's newest annual report shows exactly what that meant for farmers. In 2023, BC's egg production plunged, leaving BC with 85.2 million fewer eggs than the previous year and...
In-barn hatching is an emerging practice that will soon be covered by the Raised by a Canadian Farmer On-Farm Food Safety and Animal Care programs, as it is no longer covered by CFIA since the implementation of the new...
As a non-ruminant (single-compartment stomach) nutritionist, Dr. Deborah Adewole (PhD) is working to improve the intestinal health of poultry and swine for safe and sustainable food production. Adewole joined the University of Saskatchewan (USask) in September 2023 and is an...
Aviagen® is proud to introduce University of Alberta graduate student Yingxin Zhao as the 2023 recipient of the Poultry Science Scholarship. Part of Aviagen’s yearly contribution to the work of the Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC), the award underscores...
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. has unveiled its second annual Integrated Report, showcasing its financial performance and robust initiatives aimed at caring for its workforce, communities, and the environment. In his address to stakeholders, CEO Curtis Frank highlighted the company's steadfast...
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