What began as an idea to solve his own energy efficiency problem turned out to be a booming business for Herman Schuts, who along with his son Alex, operates Insta-Insulation in Scotland, Ont. The com- pany is the largest foam insulation applicator in Canada and some of its most interested…
Where the Canadian poultry industry meets
When asked by poultry producers how they can prevent their barns from developing a rodent problem, pest consultant Dr. Robert Corrigan gives a simple answer: don’t let it happen in the first place.
Many of us live with the false confidence that our well water is safe because it is filtered by the earth. And to some extent that is true.
With the approach of summer weather, it’s time to begin planning for the heat waves we know are coming. Times of high heat are very stressful for broilers and layers.
À l’approche de la saison estivale, il est temps de planifier en vue des canicules qui, sans aucun doute, se manifesteront sans tarder. La chaleur est une cause de stress important tant chez les pondeuses que les poulets de chair.
In an effort to show people what really goes on behind those closed poultry farm gates, the British Columbia chicken industry has now created a mobile demonstration barn.
Fly parasites target flies right at the source and are an effective component of Integrated Pest Management
While we all recognize the need to supply fresh air for the birds and that tem-perature sensors are used to operate the fans so that the desired temperature can be maintained, we tend to forget about the other functions of the ventilation system.
To limit the risk of animal disease and its transfer it’s crucial that poultry barns be properly disinfected between flocks.
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