April 2, 2012 – Henry Zantingh, a farmer from Smithville, Ontario, has been elected Chair of the Chicken Farmers of Ontario Board of Directors. Henry, who had been 1st Vice Chair of the Board, succeeds Murray Booy who decided to step down after serving in the role for the past…
March 26, 2012 – At the recent 2012 Annual Conference of the Association of American Veterinary Medical Association (AAVMC), veterinarians, veterinary medical educators, and representatives of the food animal production industry discussed the rapidly changing nature of animal agriculture and how veterinary medical education and veterinary practice can respond. Experts…
March 13, 2012 – Nadeau Poultry has secured a two-month supply of chickens from Quebec allowing the New Brunswick plant to continue to operate until the end of August. It had been at risk of closing in June when it’s expected to lose its chicken supply from Nova Scotia. READ…
March 13, 2012 – Canada will continue to defend supply management as the country pushes for entry into a pan-Pacific trade pact, Canada's trade minister said. Canadian Trade Minister Ed Fast said his country has the support of most of the countries involved in negotiating a Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal.…
December 13, 2011 - The U.S. chicken industry needs to “consider plant closures” following a “disastrous” expansion phase, Rabobank Group analysts said. READ MORE
October 11, 2011 – The International Poultry Expo will host a conference titled, “Charting the Course: An Executive Conference on the Future of the American Poultry Industry,” as a key component of its educational programs at the 2012 Expo.
September 29, 2011 – U.S. broiler producers are suffering near–record losses and meat and poultry production may drop as much as five per cent next year, according to Rabobank International. READ MORE
U.S. chicken producers and processors face “increasingly difficult issues and challenges,” Michael Welch, president and chief executive officer of Harrison Poultry in Bethlehem, Ga., recently told the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry. Increasing Feed Costs Over the past five decades broiler production has decreased on an annual…
August 18, 2011 – A small incubator has been developed in India that uses solar energy to hatch eggs in just 21 days. READ MORE
August 16, 2011 –The U.S. government is buying an additional $40 million worth of chicken to cut price-depressing surpluses. READ MORE
July 19, 2011 – U.S. broiler meat production for the first 5 months of 2011 was 15.5 billion pounds, up 4.8 percent from the same period in 2010. The increase in 2011 is the result of a greater number of birds being slaughtered and higher average weights at slaughter. Due…
Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) chairman Dave Fuller warned producers at the Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia (CFNS) annual meeting that now is not the time for complacency in the Canadian chicken industry. “We have done amazing things in the last three decades. We’ve gone from a per capita consumption…
Prairie Orchard Farms Inc. founder and president Willy Hoffman has just done for chicken what he has already done for pork and bacon.
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