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Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar – April 29, 2020

PIC's is pleased to announce we will be hosting a webinar on Raising Backyard Chickens on Wednesday, April 29, 2020. As people are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, the trend of raising back yard chickens is growing. Guelph approves the growing of chickens however many growers have questions about welfare, environment, winter [...]

By |2020-04-09T18:56:32-04:00April 9th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar – April 29, 2020

Job Posting with Boehringer Ingelheim and new link to AG and Food jobs in Ontario

Apply for agriculture, agri-food and food industry jobs to support the response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Boehringer Ingelheim is recruiting for a Brand Manager (Swine and Avian Business Unit) – Animal Health-204492  , located at their Burlington office. Agriculture and Food Jobs in Ontario:  ontario.ca   For full details Click Here to be taken to [...]

By |2020-04-07T17:41:00-04:00April 6th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Job Posting with Boehringer Ingelheim and new link to AG and Food jobs in Ontario

Covid -19 Ongoing Impacts on Ag – Resource list created

In an effort to keep you connected to the latest information on COVID-19 and its ongoing impacts on agriculture we have created a list of resources.  This list will be updated as new information becomes available. Should there be something you’re in need of, reach out to us for assistance via email: pic@poultryindustrycouncil.ca We are [...]

By |2020-03-23T22:46:50-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Covid -19 Ongoing Impacts on Ag – Resource list created

Postponement of PIC’s April and May Events

PIC's Agricultural Lenders Conference, Research Impacts Day and Human Resources day scheduled for this April and May have been cancelled.  Over the next few months we will continue to explore option s of rescheduling these events.  We will keep you updated about these event as well as others with our latest news and e-blast. For [...]

By |2020-03-23T22:48:39-04:00March 23rd, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Postponement of PIC’s April and May Events

National Poultry Show Cancelled

Update – National Poultry Show Cancelled A message to our stakeholders, Due to the evolving situation related to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the National Poultry Show will not be held April 8th & 9th, 2020. In order to support ongoing preventative measures, and to ensure the safety and well-being of our members and broader community, [...]

By |2020-03-18T18:51:10-04:00March 13th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on National Poultry Show Cancelled

ARMMI Sell off of surplus stock

Agriculture Response Materials Management Inc. (ARMMI) is a not-for-profit organization committed to ensuring that, in the event of a disease threat or emergency, farmers and farm workers have access to an adequate supply of bio-security equipment.  ARMMI maintains a stockpile of bio-security kits to assist with the on farm bio-security needs during a threat. ARMMI [...]

By |2020-02-28T16:15:10-05:00February 28th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on ARMMI Sell off of surplus stock

Research Impacts Day – Friday, May 8th, 2020 – Registration Now Open

Research Impacts Day – Friday, May 8th, 2020 Get ready, for the poultry industry council’s annual Research Impacts Day, dedicated to sharing the findings from current poultry research. Join in on networking to further the discussion of results, their future impacts and applications of information. Save the date, and stay tuned for more information. Registration [...]

By |2020-02-26T18:52:02-05:00February 26th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Research Impacts Day – Friday, May 8th, 2020 – Registration Now Open

PIC’s Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop, in Guelph – Know someone who would like to attend – Read More

As people are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, the trend of raising back yard chickens is growing. Guelph approves the growing of chickens however many growers have questions about welfare, environment, winter management, manure management and health of their birds. The Poultry Industry Council’s course will help address some of these [...]

By |2020-03-18T18:55:48-04:00February 26th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on PIC’s Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop, in Guelph – Know someone who would like to attend – Read More

Agricultural Lenders Conference April 21, 2020

Join us for Agricultural Lenders Conference - Poultry Production, on Tuesday, April 21, 2020, at the Holiday Inn and Convention Centre in Guelph from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm. If poultry is in your client portfolio, consider attending the Agricultural Lenders Conference to learn about this diverse and growing agricultural sector. The event features updates [...]

By |2020-03-09T19:27:23-04:00February 24th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on Agricultural Lenders Conference April 21, 2020

CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations Fact Sheet now available

The new CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations for livestock has now come into affect.  For broiler chickens and spent hens the maximum interval without water is now 24 hours, and 28 hours without feed. For hatching birds (chicks only) the regulation has not changed; the maximum interval without feed and water is 72 hours from time [...]

By |2020-02-20T16:10:44-05:00February 20th, 2020|Extension|Comments Off on CFIA Humane Transportation Regulations Fact Sheet now available
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