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October 27, 2017
NEWS 
 

U.S. hasn't done analysis on what happens if NAFTA ends

Expert cites the poultry trade as just one example of the complex potential consequences of the free trade pact ending.


Vandals burn poultry farmer's beloved bear sculpture

Vandals have destroyed a beloved, five-metre-tall sculpture of a bear – a Nova Scotia farmer's annual tradition promoting his family's poultry and pumpkin farms.


Alberta urged to compensate farmers to make up costs of health and safety rules

Government panel recommends the province subsidize farmers and ranchers to offset the additional costs incurred adhering to the comprehensive new directions.
 
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Hatching Disruption

Trillium Hatchery Inc., a consortium of Ontario farmers, is building a cutting edge facility that will incorporate new technology aimed at creating a better, more efficient and more animal-friendly environment throughout the entire hatching process. Known as HatchCare, the system provides newly hatched chicks with immediate access to light, feed and water, which is not always the case with traditional producers. » Read more...
 
Events 
 

Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO)

October 31, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Harvest Gala 2017

November 2, 2017
Location: Guelph, Ont.
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Poultry Innovations Conference and Banquet

November 8, 2017
Location: London, Ont.
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Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference

November 29, 2017
Location: St. Isidore, Ont.
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