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Nielsen Data

April 21, 2017

The Nielsen retail sales data is available up to March 4, 2017 and indicates that in the latest 4-week period, 3.06 million dozen eggs were sold in Alberta; a 1.0% decline from the previous 4-week period (ending February 4th), but a 1.9% increase in sales compared to the same period in 2016.More


Field Statistics

April 21, 2017

With over a quarter of 2017 already in the books, here is an update about how farmers are doing with their on-farm programs so far this year. Animal Care Program: 40 ACP evaluations have been completed in 2017 Alberta’s average score is 99.95% 35 facilities have received a rating ofMore


Update on Infectious Bronchitis Problem in Eastern Canada

April 21, 2017

This article is presented to you by the Poultry Health Services veterinary team Infectious Bronchitis (IBV) is a viral disease that causes a drop in egg production and egg shell quality. This is a problem in table egg layers, as well as in broiler breeders. Although there are many otherMore


AgCoalition

April 21, 2017

Following the announcement of Bill 6 legislation, the Government of Alberta appointed 72 participants to six consultation tables, to review various aspects of the intended legislative framework.  The table topics included employment standards, labor relations, Occupational Health and Safety codes, best practices and education.  The newly formed AgCoalition responded withMore