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Upcoming Events January 2019

February 8, 2019

Upcoming events and meetings: DATE  EVENT / MEETING LOCATION DETAIL February 7 EFC Industry Orientation Session Ottawa – February 8 EFA Board Meeting Calgary – February 25 Western Poultry Conference Red Deer – February 25 Alberta Poultry Reception Red Deer – February 25 Western Poultry Conference Red Deer – FebruaryMore

Foot Health Monitoring – A tool for Flock Management

February 8, 2019

In 2018, EFA have included feather cover monitoring as the newest outcome based measure in your record keeping books. By monitoring outcome based measures in your flock, you can identify changes or issues early, which can aide you in understanding possible causes of the problem and thus potential solutions. FootMore

Dry Cleaning SE Test

February 8, 2019

EFC has clarified that a facility is considered to dry-clean when all or a portion of the laying facility is dry-cleaned (ie just the housing system) or when the laying facility is wet washed without detergent. Note that even when dry cleaning, the full facility must be disinfected. As ofMore

Pullet Animal Care

February 8, 2019

At this time, there is no Animal Care Program in place for pullet growers. EFA continues to support the development of a national Pullet Animal Care program in partnership with the Pullet Growers of Canada and Egg Farmers of Canada. We understand that the updated Animal Care Program for layersMore