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Jan. 8, 2014 - The Canadian government has named a new chief to oversee the country's animal and veterinary public health infrastructure.Dr. Harpreet S. Kochhar was announced as Canada's new chief veterinary officer (CVO), replacing Dr. Ian Alexander.Kochhar, a veterinarian by profession, has worked for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency…
Alltech and the IFAJ present the Young Leader in Agricultural Journalism Award to Kim Waalderbos, a Canadian journalist. From left to right are Owen Roberts, vice president of IFAJ; Maria Sol Orts, Latin American PR manager for Alltech; Waalderbos; Ann Kopecky, North America Field PR manager for Alltech; and Gabriel…
In poultry production, brooding is an important aspect of growth – not just for the birds, but for the farmer as well. However, when brooding is incorrectly managed, deficiencies can result that can severely impact production.TEACHING HOWIn order to maximize growth, the optimization of brooding is an important step in…
Aug. 6, 2013 - Maple Leaf Foods Inc. recently reported its financial results for Q2 2013, which ended on June 30, 2013, with a significant net loss for the company.According to the report, Maple Leaf experienced an overall net loss of $14.7 million, compared to a profit of over $20…
Jul. 26, 2013, Manitowoc, WI - The Dramm Corporation is proud to announce a planned succession in family ownership.Kurt and Marlene Dramm have completed the planned ownership transfer to their son Hans Dramm and daughter Heidi Dramm Becker. "The Dramm Family has been in continuous businesses including meat, flowers and…
May 21, 2013, Clair, NB - In a ceremony attended by more than 700 guests, Réjean Nadeau, President and CEO of Olymel l.p. and also President of Sunnymel and Thomas Soucy, CEO of Groupe Westco Inc., and Vice President of Sunnymel, took part in the traditional ribbon cutting ceremony, officially…
Apr. 3, 2013, Guelph, ON - “Raising animals and livestock requires time, patience and a true commitment to the process, with an end result being our best quality product.” That sums up the commitment Dana and Adam Thatcher, of Thatchers’ Farms in Rockwood have for their farm operation. The Thatchers received…
Apr. 2, 2013, Siloam Springs, AK - Cobb-Vantress, a leader in research and development, production and sale of broiler breeding stock, announced the launch of its social media strategy, including the unveiling of its Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages. This announcement comes on the heels of the launch of the…
Mar. 27, 2013, Ottawa, ON - Eggs are symbolic of Easter and with it right around the corner, Canadians across the country are decorating, celebrating and enjoying Canadian eggs. As they engage in family traditions and celebrations, the more than one thousand Canadian egg farmers are showing their pride in…
Jan. 9, 2013, Saint Paul, MN - The 42nd annual Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention has released information regarding its 2013 conference, which will run March 12-14 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre. The Pre-Show Nutrition Symposium and Welcome Reception will be held March 12. Exhibit Hall and education sessions with…
Jan. 9, 2013, Washington, DC - The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has published in the Federal Register its final rule on traceability requirements for livestock moved interstate.  Though the final rule mainly focuses on cattle, it leaves in place existing poultry-related traceability regimes and requires records be…
Dec. 5, 2012, Buffalo, MN - Registration and hotel reservations for attendees open Friday, December 7 for the 42nd annual Midwest Poultry Federation (MPF) Convention.  Attendees may go to www.midwestpoultry.com/attendees and click on “registration” and “hotel reservations” to find links to book hotel rooms and register for the convention online. “We…
Nov. 21, 2012 - In 1938, Big Dutchman was established with the idea of changing the poultry industry by finding better ways of increasing productivity. Seventy five years later, it’s that same pioneering spirit that drives us everyday to develop products that perform for farmers around the world. Providing a…
Nov. 15, 2012, Lexington, KY - Irish-born entrepreneur Dr. Pearse Lyons, president and founder of Alltech, has received the Ireland-U.S. Council’s Award for Outstanding Achievement for strengthening economic ties between the United States and Ireland. “We in this Council are extraordinarily pleased to recognize the substantial contributions made by Pearse…
Nov. 14, 2012, Guelph, ON - Alltech is proud to announce the expansion of the Canadian team with additions in sales, marketing and finance. The new team includes: Andreanne Gagne - She joined Alltech in August 2012 as the territory marketing coordinator for Quebec and will replace Marie-Eve Allard on her…
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