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February 19, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: U.S. Retail Market Trends and Opportunities projects a period of continued growth for meat and poultry
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Canadian egg and chicken industries team up to support youth and leadership

Egg Farmers of Canada and Chicken Farmers of Canada are proud to be the Visionary Sponsors of Forum for Young Canadians, a program that supports an aspiring generation of Canadian leaders. >> Read full article

Managing overwintering corn

David Hooker from the University of Guelph's Ridgetown campus shares strategies for reducing yield loss associated with spring-harvested corn in Ontario. >> Read full article

Jack Astor's, Canyon Creek latest restaurants to pledge cage-free eggs

The owner of Jack Astor's and Canyon Creek restaurants will soon start serving eggs laid by hens not raised in cages. SIR Corp, the owner of the two restaurant chains and several others, announced Feb. 18 all 64 of its restaurants will make the shift by September. >> Read full article

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Fats and Fatty Acids in Poultry Nutrition and Health

Addition of fats or oils rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids in poultry diets is a straightforward approach to enrich poultry products with polyunsaturated fatty acids. Consequently, there has been a great interest in using different types of fats, oils or oil seeds as feed additives in poultry nutrition. >> Learn More

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U.S. Retail Market Trends and Opportunities projects a period of continued growth for meat and poultry

Despite an increase in the number of Americans turning to vegetarian diets and, more importantly, to flexitarian diets, the market for meat and poultry remains strong. Packaged Facts' report Meat and Poultry: U.S. Retail Market Trends and Opportunities projects a period of continued growth for the meat and poultry market, with retail sales to reach the $100 billion mark by 2019.

The industries will continue to move forward, dealing with health crises, adjusting to regulations, improving animal treatment, and coming up with new products that keep consumers coming back for more. >> Learn More…

 
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PIC Producer Update

February 24, 2016
Location: Caradoc Community Centre, Mount Brydges, Ont. >> More Info

Western Poultry Conference

February 29, 2016
Location: Sheraton Hotel, Red Deer, Alberta >> More Info

B.C. Poultry Conference

March 9-11, 2016
Location: Westin Bayshore, Vancouver. >> More Info