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July 13, 2018
NEWS 
 

E. Coli resistance gene combination found

A team of investigators have isolated colistin-resistant Escherichia coli from a commercial poultry farm in China.


Egg producers question feasibility of free-run

Consumers pressure restaurants and food companies to make the practice mandatory, but who will pay the extra costs?


Overcoming heat stress through nutrition

High ambient temperatures mean detrimental performance and reduced profits for producers.
 
 
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Feature articles 
 

Ventilating free-run layer barns

Conventional cage laying barns have always been dusty, notes Harry Huffman, an agricultural engineer based in London, Ont. “Thus, I would assume the new floor and aviary style of housing systems will continue to be dusty as well.” Huffman notes that the more important ventilation design parameters in a layer barn hinge around the number and size of birds being housed, and how airflow should occur through the airspace to accommodate the building specs. » Read more
 

Perspectives: Join the ethical food choices debate

I recently went back to school to join an ethical food choice discussion at a high school in our nation’s capital. Although it jarred me on some levels, it inspired me on many more. I’m sharing this experience as just one example of thousands like it that are happening online, in boardrooms and conversations about food across Canada every single day. » Read more
 
 
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Chicken Marketing Summit

July 22 – 24
Orlando, Florida
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Poultry Science Association AGM

July 23 – 26
San Antonio, Texas
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