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June 2, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: BMD helping to protect from Necrotic Enteritis
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Ontario poultry industry gradually returning to normal

It has been more than five weeks since the last Avian Influenza (AI) case was discovered in Ontario. The provincial feather boards in Ontario have planned a careful and gradual return to standard operations, provided there are no new Avian Influenza (AI) incidents. >> Read full article

Wal-mart urges meat suppliers to curb antibiotic use

Wal-mart Stores Inc. has announced voluntary guidelines on antibiotic use for its meat suppliers, becoming the first major retailer to take a public stand on practice of using antibiotics in livestock. >> Read full article

Hybrid Turkeys releases informative video on AI

Hybrid Turkeys' Science and Sustainability Manager, Dr. Helen Wojcinski, talks about popular questions surrounding the avian influenza (AI) virus in a video that Hybrid has made available to anyone. The link is available on the Canadian Poultry website. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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BMD helping to protect from Necrotic Enteritis

BMD is the proven choice with years of experience right here in Canada.

BMD helps:
Prevent mortality
Promote weight gain
Avert potential financial loss
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When you select BMD® for your animals, you are signing on for free services and support. Zoetis offers extensive Customer Analytical Services to respond to a multitude of your needs. Whatever your needs are and whenever you need help, Zoetis is here with a dedicated team to support you—free of charge! There’s no hidden cost. That’s support you can count on.
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Alltech Advantage Paks enhance performance

Alltech’s Poultry Pak technology has been working to enhance flock reproduction, egg shell quality and performance for over 34 years. Don’t just take it from us, New Brunswick egg farmer Dave Coburn tells us how Alltech technologies are transforming his operation and helping him to break records. “Alltech and their Advantage Paks have revolutionized my farm and have taken me to places I didn’t dream were possible.” – Dave Coburn, owner Coburn Farms.

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CLT program receives funding

A national training and certification program for those who handle and transport farm animals will be made available online thanks to $180,000 in government funds. >> Read full article

Canadian Bio-Systems announces Philippines market expansion during trade mission

Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. is focusing on a new market expansion in the Philippines and parts of Southeast Asia. The expansion was announced during the Canadian trade mission to the Philippines led by International Trade Minister Ed Fast. >> Read full article

Salmonella outbreak linked to chicks from Alberta hatchery

The Public Health Agency of Canada says it's investigating an outbreak of salmonella in British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan linked to live chicks from an Alberta hatchery. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting

June 27, 2015
Location: Galt House Hotel, Lexington, Kentucky >> More Info

Poultry Service Industry Workshop

October 6-8, 2015
Location: The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta >> More Info

Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

November 6-15, 2015
Location: Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON >> More Info