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September 21, 2015
FEATURED NEWS: Canadian Poultry's Sustainability Symposium
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McDonald's pledges to source 100% cage-free eggs in North America

As part of an ongoing journey to meet customers' changing expectations and preferences, McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited announced that it will transition to sourcing 100 per cent cage-free eggs (produced in free-run systems) for its restaurants in the U.S. and Canada over the next 10 years. >> Read full article

CBS Inc. expands NutraMix availability for harvest time

Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. (CBS Inc.) has once again expanded the availability of its feed quality product, NutraMix , for harvest time, as a means to provide industry with an important safeguard to ensure high quality livestock feed. >> Read full article

U.S. considering ventilation shutdown as culling option

The USDA has approved the use of ventilation shutdown to cull infected birds should avian influenza strike again. >> Read full article

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Canadian Poultry's Sustainability Symposium

Want to know about the current issues in sustainability and how they may affect your farm and the Canadian poultry industry? Then join us November 18, 2015 in London, Ontario, at The Best Western Lamplighter Inn.

The 2nd annual Canadian Poultry Sustainability Symposium provides an opportunity for all stakeholders in the poultry industry to add to the sustainability discussion.

NEW! Canadian Poultry Magazine has partnered with the Poultry Innovations Conference to host a joint Innovations - Sustainability banquet on Wednesday, November 18th. PIC’s biennial Innovation Conference will occur the following day on Thursday, November 19th at the Best Western Lamplighter Inn and the theme is "Feed, Feather, Fuel".

The Canadian Poultry’s Sustainability Award and Poultry Industry Council’s Poultry Worker of the Year will be announced at this shared banquet. >> Learn More…

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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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 NEWS 
 

New drone technology designed specifically for agriculture

A new Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) designed and built in Ontario specifically for agricultural uses is now available. A&L Canada Laboratories of London, Ontario has developed and equipped the first-of-its kind drone with the sensors, equipment, and software that will let farmers easily collect and interpret meaningful data related to yield determination, disease detection and more. >> Read full article

Survey of producer stress and resilience in Ontario

The University of Guelph has begun a new study pertaining to agricultural producer stress, and how farmers may or may not be managing it, as well as investigating producer’s opinions with respect to what resources should be available. >> Read full article

Jansen Poultry Equipment takes over Brodhan Agri

Jansen Poultry Equipment recently announced that it has taken over the the activities of Brodhan Agri Equipment. The agreement was finalized August 1, 2015. Together, Brodhan and Jansen Poultry Equipment provides a unique combination of expertise to manage complete turnkey poultry projects worldwide from scratch. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

5th International Symposium on Animal Mortality Management

September 28 - October 1, 2015
Location: Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square, Lancaster Penn. >> More Info

Poultry Service Industry Workshop

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