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The National Breeders Roundtable brings together poultry breeder specialists and geneticists from the industry, universities and government to discuss the latest poultry breeding research developments and genetic trends. The 67th annual National Breeders Roundtable agenda will include topics on Advanced Technologies for the Detection and Analysis of Breast Meat Affected…
A team of Spanish scientists report the environmental cost of egg production in a typical farm in Spain.Egg production has increased in recent decades, and has reached a volume of 68 million tons worldwide. The main reason is that chicken eggs are not only a valuable source of protein, but…
Noble Foods - the U.K.'s largest egg producer which currently has around 4.3 million hens in cages - has announced its commitment to moving to solely cage-free egg production by 2025.The announcement follows a six-month long campaign by The Humane League U.K., launched in October last year. More than 68,000…
A company has recalled more than 200 million eggs after an outbreak of salmonella was traced to one of its farms in North Carolina.The federal Food and Drug Administration reported Friday that eggs from the affected farm were distributed to nine states — Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, New York, North…
Hydro One and Niagara Peninsula Energy Inc. recently announced the AgriPump Rebate Program, the first program of its kind in Ontario to offer instant rebates to customers who purchase a high-efficiency pump kit. The program is ideal for all farming applications, including livestock, greenhouse and vineyards. Upgrading to a high-efficiency…
After a soft launch in late 2017, Marketplace-E is being introduced by Ritchie Bros. as its latest buying and selling solution.Complementing the company's onsite unreserved auctions and online-only auctions through IronPlanet, Marketplace-E offers sellers increased control over price, location, and timing, while providing buyers access to more equipment available to…
Canada's hardworking farmers are the backbone of Canada's economy, particularly in rural communities, and ensure families across Canada, and around the world, have safe, high-quality food on their tables. The Canadian turkey industry is a vital part of the Canadian poultry sector, producing turkey products worth $412 million a year…
Canada's poultry and egg producers are key contributors to the Canadian economy, generating $4.2 billion in farm cash receipts. The Government of Canada is committed to working with industry partners in developing new risk management tools that help farmers manage risk.Member of Parliament for London North Centre, Peter Fragiskatos, on…
Recognizing that Canadians are eating more chicken than ever before and continue to look for new, innovative products to meet their needs, Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) today launched the Ontario Chicken Innovation and Growth Program to accelerate consumer-facing product innovation and stimulate growth in the Ontario chicken industry."This program…
Canadian farmers are important drivers of the Canadian economy, and also make important contributions in the fight against climate change by adopting sustainable technologies and practices. Clean technology permits farmers to undertake efficient uses of energy and the production of renewable energy, while contributing to the protection of the soil,…
Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC), the leading international non profit certification program improving the lives of farm animals in food production, announced recently that the Certified Humane program has recently expanded into Argentina and Australia. Argentina and Australia rank among the largest food producers in the world.Ovobrand Eggs in Argentina,…
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP) is a five-year federal-provincial-territorial initiative that assists government, industry and other partners to work together to advance Ontario’s agri-food and agri-products sectors, and focus on achieving key outcomes related to economic development, environmental stewardship and protection and assurance.CAP will build on the successes of Growing…
Ensuring that Canadians have access to safe and healthy food is a top priority for the federal government. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), along with their federal food safety partners, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada, as well as industry, remind Canadians about the importance of…
MSD Animal Health, known as Merck Animal Health in the United States and Canada, is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 2018 High Quality Poultry Science Award to be granted to three recently graduated students in veterinary or animal science in support of research in poultry health, production and…
Cobb-Brazil is investing more than one-million dollars in a new fleet of state-of-the-art chick transporters to make sure chicks arrive to customers in top condition. Brazil's large landscape with spread-out farms previously presented a challenge for conventional trailers without specialized climate control.The first of the new vehicles has already proved…
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