EFA Blog

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


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – Managing Manure

April 28, 2016

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #6 – Managing Manure: April 28/2016 Brant Colony has paid close attention to every detail throughout the design and construction of their net-zero barn, including their plan for chicken manure.  Effective manure management is a key component of environmentally responsible farming for the entire colony. A dedicated 60′ x 30′More


EFA Applauds Egg Farmers of Canada’s Hen Housing Announcement

February 5, 2016

When Egg Farmers of Alberta adopted its new hen housing policy back in 2013, becoming just the second province to begin the process of transitioning away from conventional cages, we did so with the hope that a similar national policy would be adopted in the near future. Over the pastMore