Canadian Poultry Magazine


PIC’S Poultry Producer Update

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February 15, 2023
565 Lions Park Dr, Mount Brydges, ON N0L 1W0

Producer Updates are a day to bring producers together to learn through sharing. New barn builds and expansion plans explained by the producer who got it done! Subject matter experts are here to answer questions on everything from animal husbandry to the grants you can use to optimize your operation. PIC is giving attendees front-row access to our provincial poultry veterinarian and poultry specialist. Whether you are new to the business or trying to expand your knowledge base, you can learn straight from from experts.

9:30 a.m. Welcome

Emergency Preparedness Resource
Ashley Honsberger, Poultry Industry Council.

Current Trends and Health Concerns
Dr. Ben Schlegel, Poultry Health Services

Ontario Poultry OMAFRA Update
Al Dam, OMAFRA Poultry Specialist


Mental Health Support and Programs

Fearless or Frightened: Layers
Ana Rentch, University of Guelph

Getting Your Chickens On the Road – How to Safely Load Your Broilers in a Way That Keeps Catchers, Truckers and Farmers Happy
Sarah Sheppard, Moonfleet

Insurance to Value Challenges for Poultry Farmers
Randy Drysdale, Farmers Mutual Re

Funding in the Future
Margaret May, OSCIA

3:00 p.m. Wrap Up & Closing 

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