Animal Care

Alberta Egg Farmers Celebrate New Code of Practice

March 27, 2017

March 27, 2017 (Calgary, AB) – Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) congratulates the National Farm Animal Care Council (NFACC) on the release of the revised Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Layers. The Code is the foundation for the Canadian egg industry’s animal welfare standards, and informsMore

Alberta Egg Farmers Applaud Release of Draft Layer Code for Public Comment

June 30, 2016

June 30, 2016 (Calgary, AB) – Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) welcomes the much anticipated release of the draft Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pullets and Laying Hens, and the launch of the public comment period. EFA would also like to applaud the National Farm AnimalMore

Susan Schafers Wins AFAC Award of Distinction for Communication

March 31, 2015

March 31, 2015 (Calgary, AB) – Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) is proud to announce that Susan Schafers, Chair of the EFA Board of Directors, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Alberta Farm Animal Care (AFAC) Award of Distinction for Communication! Susan was presented with the award atMore

Feeding Hens to Keep Them Healthy and Productive

September 15, 2014

Today’s laying hens, says poultry nutrition specialist Leanne Cooley, are in some ways just like high-performance athletes. They are very good at what they do: producing eggs. And like high-performance athletes, they need a diet that allows them do their job efficiently, while keeping them in top health. “There haveMore