DMV/1639 causing false layer syndrome in Canada

False layer syndrome due to the Delmarva 1639 (DMV/1639) variant of the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV) is leading to huge economic losses in the...

Meet the leaders in our national young farmer program

Every year our industry is refreshed with new generations of egg farmers—from new farmers making a start in egg farming for the first time,...

Podcast: Sustainability with Dr. Christine Power and Marco Volpé

Episode Summary We chat with farm manager Marco Volpe and Dr. Christine Power about the changes we’ve seen in the Canadian chicken sector when it...

Poultry Farmer Tiffany Martinka wins Farm & Food Care Champion Award

Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan announced today at their annual Cultivating Trust Conference that the winner of the 2020 Champion Award is Tiffany Martinka....

One Canadian farm family and their story of growth

Together with Eric’s mother Susan, Eric and Sandra Dyck operate 4D Farms just a short drive from Winnipeg in Springstein, Manitoba. Four generations ago,...

All Things Poultry – Interview with Cassandra Kirkpatrick

If you have attended one of AFAC’s backyard chicken webinars then you will most likely recognize the name Cassandra Kirkpatrick. While most regard Cassandra...

Olymel invests over $30 million in its St-Damase plant creating more than 80 new...

Olymel management today announced an investment of more than $31.5 million to expand its poultry slaughtering and cutting plant in St-Damase, Montérégie, in order to...

Lewis & Clark AgriFood Leads $7.7 Million Series A Financing Round in BinSentry Inc.

Lewis & Clark AgriFood, a St. Louis based food and agriculture focused investment firm, today announced the closing of a $7.7 million investment round...

Farmer Resource Portal

View the entire article Helpful Information on Antibiotic Reduction and Pathogen Control Raising birds with reduced use of antimicrobials and reducing pathogens in the barn are...

A bird’s superpower: A healthy gut microbiota

The poultry gut houses a complex and dynamic ecosystem formed by microorganisms (bacteria, protozoa, fungi, yeasts, bacteriophages, and other viruses), within the lumen and...
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