EFA Blog

The Complicated Practices of Egg Farmers: Chicken Selection, X-Ray Vision, and a Game of Whack-a-Mole

August 23, 2016

by Jenna Griffin, Industry Development Officer, EFA | Farmers today face ever-present challenges: technical, environmental, and reputational. The need to produce more food with fewer resources is one of the defining challenges of our time. It will take folks from all walks of life steering the boat in the sameMore


Brant Colony Celebrates Grand Opening of Net-Zero Layer Barn

July 28, 2016

July 28, 2016 (Calgary, AB) – Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) was thrilled to host more than 40 distinguished guests at Brant Colony on Monday, July 25, for the grand opening of the Canadian egg industry’s first net-zero layer barn. Brant Colony’s egg manager, Darrel Mandel, lead the group –More


EFA’s 2016 Stampede Blog

July 12, 2016

Can you believe we are already midway through Stampede? But no need to worry, there’s still time to visit us and our hens at Ag-tivity in the City, located in the Agrium Western Event Centre. We’re here until 9pm every evening until Sunday – come visit our farmers and the hens!More


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – Egg Collection

April 29, 2016

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #7 – Egg Collection: April 29/2016 Having an efficient egg collection strategy is critical for every layer operation, to ensure that they contribute to providing a stable supply of fresh, locally produced eggs for all Albertans. Before construction even began, the design had to be just right,More