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July 10, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Canadian Poultry Sustainability Award
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Farmers argue chicken industry unfair target of TPP talks

Canada’s chicken farmers, like their dairy counterparts, have been targeted by the U.S. government’s chief trade negotiator, Michael Froman, as a priority for U.S. interests at the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks. The Globe and Mail reports. >> Read full article

Quarantine zones should be lifted in Ontario by end of the month

According to the Ontario Livestock and Poultry Council (OLPC), as of July 8, two of the three premises infected with H5N2 in Ontario have passed Cleaning and Disinfection (C&D) inspections by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and that the third premise should pass this week. That means that the two quarantine zones should be lifted by the end of this month. >> Read full article

New options unveiled to unlock full power of canola meal for livestock

A new era of opportunity has emerged for Canadian canola meal as a premium, highly sought feed ingredient across livestock sectors around the world. One of the keys to unlock its full potential lies in groundbreaking scientific advances to understand and capture the hidden nutritive power of dietary fibre, says Dr. Bogdan Slominski of the University of Manitoba, a featured speaker at the International Rapeseed Congress, held July 5-9 in Saskatoon. >> Read full article

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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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General Mills working towards sourcing 100% cage-free eggs

General Mills announced several broad animal welfare goals for its supply chain yesterday, including sourcing cage-free eggs, eventually reaching the ultimate goal of having 100% of its supply from cage-free systems >> Read full article

Hendrix Genetics and NPM Capitol Join Forces in Animal Breeding and Life Sciences

Hendrix Genetics and NPM Capital, a subsidiary of family-owned, SHV Holdings, have completed an agreement that will advance the animal breeding sector. Through the issue of new shares, NPM has become a 25 per cent minority shareholder in Hendrix Genetics, alongside existing shareholders. The Hendrix Family remains the majority and controlling shareholder. >> Read full article

Poultry Science Association announces 2015 Fellows and additional winners

The Poultry Science Association (PSA) released a list of the recipients of its annual awards and other honours for members working in poultry science and related disciplines. All award winners will be formally honoured on July 30 at PSA’s awards celebration during its 104th annual meeting, which will be held July 27-30 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. >> 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