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Nielsen Update

September 14, 2018

The Nielsen retail sales data is available up to August 18, 2018, and indicates that in the latest 4-week period 3.02 million dozen eggs were sold in Alberta; a 1.4% decrease from the previous 4-week period (ending July 21st), and a 5.1% increase in sales compared to the same periodMore

Pullets for Sale

September 14, 2018

250 Lohmann LSL and 250 Lohmann Brown pullets available. 19 week date Oct. 22, 2018. Call Susan Schafers at 780-722-3238 for more information.

CEIRA Announces Avian InfIuenza Coverage

September 14, 2018

CEIRA Announces Avian InfIuenza Coverage CEIRA is pleased to announce Avian Influenza (AI) coverage beyond compensation from the Federal Government’s Health of Animals Act. The Health of Animals Act only provides compensation for the value of birds up to the age birds are removed. CEIRA’s coverage was developed to addressMore

Changes to SC-SC Program effective January 10, 2019

September 14, 2018

Egg Farmers of Canada is currently reviewing the SC-SC on farm food safety program and as a result, is making the following changes effective January 10, 2019. Element Change & Reason Sanitary outer clothing and a change of boots are required before anyone enters the restricted area of the productionMore

Farm Program Updates

September 14, 2018

Update to Salmonella Sampling Protocols Egg Farmers of Alberta is amending our Salmonella sampling protocols, removing the requirement to test all flocks on farm when one flock needs to be tested. When more than one flock is housed in a single production facility, all flocks within the facility will continueMore

New Construction for Sparks Eggs!

September 14, 2018

Construction has started on Sparks Eggs’ new grading station in Calgary. Sparks is excited to report that progress is being made rapidly, and they look forward to a 2019 opening. Since 1969, Sparks have sold eggs in Alberta. The new grading station is an indication of how progressive the eggMore

World Egg Day

September 14, 2018

Mark your calendars to help promote and celebrate World Egg Day on Friday, October 12th! EFA is working with Egg Farmers of Canada to have Egg Ambassadors appear in grocery stores throughout Alberta, as part of a national World Egg Day initiative to give consumers across the country a chanceMore

EFA Board Update – September 2018

September 14, 2018

The Egg Farmers of Alberta Board of Directors would like to thank everybody for coming out to help celebrate EFA’s 50th anniversary! You made it a truly memorable experience. Thanks to the Honourable Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, for your kind words, and your continued support of EggMore