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Welcome Baby Griffin

January 11, 2019

Jenna had little Astrid Stephanie Rae on her due date, December 26 at 5:32 pm. 6 lbs 12 oz and 49 cm long. Jenna says they are all doing well!


Join Us for the 2019 January Regional Meetings

January 11, 2019

Welcome to 2019! What better way to start off the new year than by connecting with friends from your industry and learning something new! EFA invites egg managers to join us at our January regional meetings (please note that this is a closed meeting, for producers only). We have aMore


Interim Housing Standards

January 11, 2019

As of January 10, 2019, Egg Farmers of Canada will begin auditing farmers on “Interim Housing Standards”.  These standards reflect the 2017 Code of Practice requirements and are being audited to help farmers identify where facilities are not meeting requirements prior to the release of the re-developed Animal Care Program. More


Ventilation Flock Talks: Minimum Winter Ventilation

January 11, 2019

In November, over 50 attendees participated in the Flock Talk, “Ventilation: Exchanging Expertise”. We are including a series of articles in EggNotes as part of an ongoing effort to share learnings from those sessions. We thought that this January, as the temperatures are likely to drop, it would be aMore


New Egg Manager Town Hall Call

January 11, 2019

On December 11, 2018 EFA hosted a Town Hall Call for New Egg Managers. On the call, we welcomed Steve Laycock of Real Solutions Plus to share some insights on Managing Egg Quality and Michael Hofer from Sunrise Colony to talk about the lessons he learned on his journey fromMore


2019 Record Keeping Book Changes

January 11, 2019

At the January regional meetings EFA will be distributing record keeping books for the 2019 on farm programs. We have made a number of changes to this year’s books to both improve, and to address on farm program changes. Below is a summary of the changes (in the order theyMore


Nielsen Update

January 11, 2019

The Nielsen retail sales data is available up to December 8, 2018 (year-end data for 2018), and indicates that in the latest 4-week period 3.27 million dozen eggs were sold in Alberta; a 3.7% increase from the previous 4-week period (ending November 10th), and a 4.6% increase in sales comparedMore