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1605, 2017

PIC’s Fundraiser Golf Tournament – September 6, 2017

May 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Hold the Date: Our next Golf Tournament will be held on September 6, 2017 at the Foxwood Golf and Country Club in Baden, Ontario PIC’s Golf Tournament offers a fun-filled day of golf along with an excellent [...]

205, 2017

PIC is Now Live on Twitter

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Follow PIC on our new Twitter account for up to date information on our Education, Extension programs and Events. PoultryIndCou

1104, 2017

Dr. John Summers posthumously awarded the 2016 Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year award

April 11th, 2017|0 Comments

The Poultry Industry Council is pleased to announce that Dr. John Summers, Professor Emeritus of the University of Guelph, has been posthumously awarded the 2016 Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year award. This award [...]

2203, 2017

Poultry Health Day – June 15, 2017

March 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

PIC and Executive Premium Sponsor Zoetis will be hosting Poultry Health Day on Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Stratford, Ontario. PIC is excited to announce some new additions to our list of presenters for our annual Poultry Health Day! [...]

1603, 2017

PIC’s New Website

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

We hope you enjoy the new look of our website.  Please bear with us over the next week or two while we test all our links and page content.  If you should notice something amiss, [...]

602, 2017

PIC’s Research Day May 10, 2017. Registration Now Open.

February 6th, 2017|Comments Off on PIC’s Research Day May 10, 2017. Registration Now Open.

Being held at the Shakespeare & District Optimist Hall, 3976 Galt Street, Shakespeare, Ontario Click here for on-line registration. Cost is $50.00 for Members, and $65.00 for non-members and at the door registration.  Doors open [...]

2301, 2017

Raising Backyard Chickens – Course – March 25, 2017

January 23rd, 2017|Comments Off on Raising Backyard Chickens – Course – March 25, 2017

PIC will be hosting their next Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop on Saturday, March 25, 2017.  The course cost $95.00 (includes lunch) and will be held from 8:30am to 12:30pm at 483 Arkell Road, Guelph. Click [...]

1512, 2016

Science in the Pub Jan 23, 2017 Registration is closed

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on Science in the Pub Jan 23, 2017 Registration is closed

Thank to everyone who has registered for the January 23, 2017 Science in the Pub night.  Registration is now closed as the session is full.

1512, 2016

February Producer Updates are now open for registration

December 15th, 2016|Comments Off on February Producer Updates are now open for registration

Registration is now open for the Jordan, Clifford and Mount Brydges February 2017 Producer Updates. Doors open at 9:30 am, the sessions run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $55.00 for pre-registration, and $70.00 at the door. [...]

3011, 2016

PIC Holiday Closure

November 30th, 2016|Comments Off on PIC Holiday Closure

HAPPY HOLIDAYS! PIC will be closed from Friday, December 23, 2016 to Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

2710, 2016

2017 PIC Membership-Sponsor Drive has begun!

October 27th, 2016|Comments Off on 2017 PIC Membership-Sponsor Drive has begun!

The Poultry Industry Council's 2017 Membership - Sponsor Drive has now begun. To Become a 2017 member or to sponsor one of our many education, extension events on-line click here. To be taken to our 2017 [...]

610, 2016

Producer Updates December 2016 – Registration open

October 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Producer Updates December 2016 – Registration open

Registration is now open for the Belleville and Brodhagen December 2016 Producer Updates. Doors open at 9:30 am, the sessions run from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Cost is $55.00 for pre-registration, and $70.00 at the door.   [...]

1908, 2016

New mailing address for PIC as of Sept 19, 2016

August 19th, 2016|Comments Off on New mailing address for PIC as of Sept 19, 2016

Please note that as of September 19, 2016 Canada Post has modified PIC's mailing address.  The adjustment assigned PIC a new postal code and adopted the official municipality of where PIC is physically located.  PIC's [...]

1808, 2016

Science in the Pub – Sept 13, 2016 – Registration open

August 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Science in the Pub – Sept 13, 2016 – Registration open

The September 13, 2016, Science in the Pub session "Changes in Layer Housing" will feature discussions with Harry Pelissero of Egg Farmers of Ontario, and Janelle Caldwell of Gray Ridge Egg Farms. This popular PIC event [...]

2207, 2016

PAACO Nov 8-10, 2016 Registration Now Open

July 22nd, 2016|Comments Off on PAACO Nov 8-10, 2016 Registration Now Open

Click here to be taken to the Poultry Welfare Auditor Course (PAACO) Nov 8-10, 2016 webpage.

1107, 2016

Industry Advisory – FBCC – avian influenza control zone

July 11th, 2016|Comments Off on Industry Advisory – FBCC – avian influenza control zone

Updated August 18, 2016 RE: Ontario poultry sector gradually returns to standard operations after AI incident The Feather Board Command Centre (FBCC) has been notified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) that the 3-kilometer [...]

1706, 2016

Improve transportation for fowl in cold weather report

June 17th, 2016|Comments Off on Improve transportation for fowl in cold weather report

In an effort to improve transportation for fowl in cold weather, Maple Lodge Farms analyzed data comparing dolly and crate systems used to transport end of lay leghorns in Ontario, Canada. The full report from [...]

1805, 2016

Nominations open for Poultry Worker Award

May 18th, 2016|Comments Off on Nominations open for Poultry Worker Award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year Award.  Nominations will remain open until October 1, 2016. Annually, the Poultry Industry Council recognizes an individual who has made [...]

1705, 2016

PIC Golf Tournament – Sept 7, 2016 Now open for Registration

May 17th, 2016|Comments Off on PIC Golf Tournament – Sept 7, 2016 Now open for Registration

Join us September 7, 2016 for our 23rd Annual Golf Tournament! PIC’s Golf Tournament offers a fun-filled day of golf along with an excellent opportunity to socialize and network with other industry members. Your registration [...]

605, 2016

Poultry Health Day – June 9, Register Now!

May 6th, 2016|Comments Off on Poultry Health Day – June 9, Register Now!

2016 Poultry Health Day will be held on Thursday, June 9th, 2016 Arden Park Hotel – 552 Ontario Street, Stratford, Ontario, N5A 3J3 $60.00 for Members and Farmers, $70.00 for Non-Members.  Sponsorship opportunities still available. Click here [...]