Category: Environment

Egg Farmers of Alberta
December 18, 2018

Five Years of PEEP Success

In February of 2014, Egg Farmers of Alberta launched the Canadian egg industry’s first environmental program.  The Producer Environmental Egg Program (PEEP) is intended to help egg farmers better identify their impacts on the environment and facilitate the use of […]

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Alberta Egg Industry
May 17, 2017

Wake Up To Yellow

By: Angie Lang, Marketing & Social Media Coordinator, EFA Eggs Farmers of Alberta and Egg Farmers of Canada celebrated spring by kicking off farmers’ market season with the creation of our very own Egg Farmer’s Market. We headed down to […]

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April 28, 2016

NET-0 Egg Barn Blog - Managing Manure

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 […]

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January 18, 2016

NET-0 Egg Barn Blog - Hen Housing Installed

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, […]

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January 5, 2016

Egg Farmers of Alberta Wins Sustainability Award

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 […]

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November 16, 2015

NET-0 Egg Barn Blog - HRV Installed

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 […]

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October 26, 2015

NET-0 Egg Barn Blog - Making Progress

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #3 – Making Progress: October 26/2015 Construction efforts have moved inside, just in time for fall.  The focus has been on the layer barn side, with Brant Colony making great strides on the walls and […]

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September 15, 2015

NET-0 Egg Barn Blog - Raise the Roof

Net-Zero Egg Barn, Blog Post #2 – Raise the Roof: September 15/2015 Brant Colony made tremendous progress over the summer, completing the construction of the external structure in a little over two months. With the roof in place, the Net-0 facility is […]

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August 24, 2015

EFA's Environmental Stewardship Workshop

Egg Farmers of Alberta (EFA) will be hosting a diverse group of influencers at our Environmental Stewardship Workshop on August 26 & 27. EFA recently adopted an overarching sustainability strategy and published a Sustainability Report earlier this year, on the […]

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