Animal Care

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The Rondeel Story

December 8, 2017

Earlier this Fall, 3 EFA representatives had the opportunity to visit the Vencomatic campus in Eersel, Netherlands and met with Peter Vengerling, Director of Corporate Affairs.  During our visit, Peter told us the story of how the unique Rondeel housing system was developed and now we’d like to share thisMore

Farm Program Reminders

December 8, 2017

There are a number of requirements coming into effect through EFA’s Animal Care and On Farm food safety policies at the end of 2018 that we would like you to keep in mind as you prepare for the year ahead and beyond. • As of January 1, 2019 egg farmersMore

Launching the Updated Pullet Animal Care Checklist

October 13, 2017

Egg Farmers of Alberta is pleased to announce that we will be launching an updated Pullet Animal Care Checklist in the last quarter of 2017.  This checklist is an educational tool for Pullet Growers, designed to clearly demonstrate where your facility sits compared to the 2017 Code of Practice recommendations. More

International Conference on Animal Welfare

October 13, 2017

In September, three representatives from Egg Farmers of Alberta, Jenna Griffin, Christina Robinson and Beatrice Visser, attended the International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level in Ede, Netherlands.  We also had the opportunity to visit two farms while in the Netherlands. Our goals forMore