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June 29, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award
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Managing heat stress in layers

As temperatures and humidity levels increase in the summer, it is important to understand how heat stress can impact your laying hen flock. Recognizing the signs of heat stress and being able to effectively manage your laying hens will help alleviate the negative effects of heat stress in your flock. >> Read full article

Feds deny report proposed trade deal would destabilize supply management

The federal government is denying a published report that suggests the biggest trade agreement in history could possibly destabilize the supply management system that governs how dairy products and poultry are sold in Canada. >> Read full article

APHIS has released preliminary epidemiology report on HPAI

The United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has released an epidemiology report outlining its initial findings through June 5 about how highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) was likely entering new premises during this period of time. >> Read full article

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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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Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award

Are you a farmer committed to the sustainability of your farm and industry? For a second year, Canadian Poultry magazine is recognizing farmers for their use of practices that protect and improve the health and welfare of the birds; protect and minimize the impact of farming practices on the environment; advance the economic and social well-being of the farm, family and employees, and surrounding communities. View our video to hear from last year's winners and get an idea of what the judges looked for - and enter your farm today! >> Learn More…

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 NEWS 
 

EFC funds avian influenza research

The Egg Farmers of Canada has committed $500,000 for avian influenza research to be awarded to and administered by the Egg Industry Center at Iowa State University. >> Read full article

New Tracking Tool for Salmonella

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) veterinary medical officer has developed a cost-effective diagnostic tool and dataset for identifying various strains of Salmonella. The tool, called Intergenic Sequence Ribotyping, or ISR, is helping improve poultry production and human health internationally, because it helps control Salmonella in the field and in consumer poultry products. >> Read full article

Food processors want foreign workers that can become Canadian citizens

A plan has been presented to the federal government on how it should deal with a labour shortage that is hobbling exports. It calls for a new program to make it easier to hire foreign workers who would become permanent residents of Canada, and ultimately, citizens. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

Poultry Science Association Annual Meeting

July 27-30, 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