Meat - Turkeys
The protein product market has never been more crowded in Canada. The widest variety of meat, poultry egg and vegetarian options in history all entice us from their grocery store shelves, constantly vying with each other for a bigger slice of the protein product pie. However, Turkey Farmers of Canada…
July 21, 2017, Toronto, Ont. - Portuguese barbecued chicken restaurants in Toronto are struggling with a supply shortage of the younger, smaller chickens they cook on charcoal barbecues or rotisserie spits.“Where is all the chicken?” asks Guiherme Salera of the Portuguese Chicken Guys, a downtown restaurant. “We are calling all…
Do turkeys respond the same way as broilers to transportation? That’s the question professional engineer Trever Crowe has been investigating at the University of Saskatchewan (UofS). “Animal welfare is the greatest impetus for our work,” Crowe told the audience at the Poultry Industry Council 2016 Research Day in Guelph, Ont.,…
  While chefs and dieticians encourage the consumption of turkey and turkey products with nutritional information and delicious recipes, geneticists work away at the other end of the production chain, trying to create a better bird for a global market. The consumer may never have to worry about how to…
March 10, 2016 - Chick Master is introducing a new tracking tool to monitor eggshell temperature in real time. The new tool, called Tempo, is now available with Chick Master’s Maestro Hatchery Management System on all Avida Symphony setters. The information provided by Tempo can aid hatcheries to improve chick quality.…
 UGA poultry science developed the Chkminvent app, a poultry house moisture removal and ventilation calculator intended to provide users with an estimated minimum ventilation rate required to remove the specified daily amount of moisture from a poultry house. Photo by Mike Czarick University of Georgia poultry housing experts have released…
  Incubation temperatures for egg embryos may need to be adjusted depending on the age of the broiler breeder flock and the strain of bird.  A study completed by Prof. Doug Korver at the University of Alberta shows that embryos from older flocks produce more of their own heat and…
November 13, 2014 -  Chore-Time Group, a  division of CTB, Inc. recently announced its plans to expand its manufacturing operations at its headquarters in Milford, Indiana.          Chore-Time will invest $7.11 million to construct and equip a 45,000-square-foot (4,180-square-meter) addition to its existing 350,000-square-foot (32,500-square-meter) facility in Milford.  The addition,…
  It’s an easy mistake to make.  For the most part, they look the same, sound the same, walk the same, and behave pretty much the same.  There are just a few breeds of chicken and turkey, and within those, just a few widely used strains.  Because they seem so…
  Maintaining shell quality in a breeder flock is a major focus for nutritionists and producers alike.  Poor shell quality can lead to large economic losses as a result of a decrease in the production of settable eggs per hen.  While there are many factors that influence shell quality, nutrition…
February 25, 2014 - Elanco, the animal health division of Eli Lilly and Company announced yesterday an agreement to acquire Lohmann SE (Lohmann Animal Health), a privately-held company headquartered in Cuxhaven, Germany. Lohmann Animal Health is a global leader in the supply of poultry vaccines and also markets a range of feed additives.…
October 25, 2012 - In partnership with the Alberta Livestock and Meat Agency (ALMA), Sunrise Poultry Processors Ltd. (Sunrise Poultry) has more than doubled the capacity of its turkey plant in Taber, Alberta. The Taber plant will process 4.9 million kilograms of turkey per year, therefore growing Alberta’s share of…
Oct. 22, 2012 - The growth of turkeys in the United States has increased in 2012, says a new USDA report. According to the latest USDA Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook, turkey meat production has increasing 5.7 per cent from last year. The report states that not only was production…
Fitness traits are of considerable importance for Canadian turkey producers, not only because they are directly related to production and economic profitability, but increasingly because of societal concern about animal welfare. Although poultry breeding programs have succeeded in improving productivity through selecting for higher growth rate and meat yield, successfully…
It’s picture postcard perfect. So much so that, a few years ago, local politicians overruled their officials and allowed a second house to be constructed at the far end of the broad, green expanse of lawn. The politicians were effusive in their praise of the homes, the setting, the maintenance…
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