Environment

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


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – Hen Housing Installed

January 18, 2016

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #5 – Hen Housing Installed: January 18/2016 Construction at Brant Colony has been progressing very well over the holidays and throughout the winter. EFA caught up with egg manager Darrel Mandel early in the new year, to find out why the colony decided to get involvedMore


Egg Farmers of Alberta Wins Sustainability Award

January 5, 2016

On November 18, 2015, Egg Farmers of Alberta was named the winner of Canadian Poultry’s 2015 Sustainability Award!  This achievement is an incredible honour for everyone at EFA, and was made possible thanks to the passion, hard work and commitment of the province’s more than 160 registered egg farmers. JennaMore


NET-0 Egg Barn Blog – HRV Installed

November 16, 2015

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #4 – HRV Installed: November 16/2015 After a long wait, and with assistance from an expert installer from the Netherlands, Brant Colony has completed the installation of their HRV unit.  The colony becomes the first egg farm in Alberta to install such a system; about 2,500More