Did you know the Poultry Industry Council has it's very own podcast? "In The Coop" is an educational series that explores various topics and issues facing the Ontario poultry industry. The shows are scheduled to be released byweekly (every other Wednesday) and features industry experts as guests. To be taken to our podcast hosting webpage and [...]
PIC will be hosting their next Raising Backyard Chickens Workshop on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The course cost $95.00 (includes lunch) and will be held from 8:30am to 1:0pm at 483 Arkell Road, Puslinch. Click here to access on Line Registration Form. As people are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, the trend [...]
Our 2018 winter Science in the Pub session will take place on Monday, January 22nd at the Shakespeare Arms in Guelph, ON. The topic of our first session of 2018 is ‘Poultry Production & the Environment: Can management strategies offset our carbon footprint?‘ Our guest speaker, Bill Van Heyst, will be discussing poultry facility emissions, the impact they have [...]
Registration is now open for our Jordan, Clifford and Mount Brydges February Producer Update sessions. 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. February 7, 2018 Jordan – To Register / Sponsor Click Here Location: Balls Falls Conservation Centre – 3292 Sixth Ave, Jordan [...]
After much consideration and input from industry, the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) have decided to postpone the Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference to Thursday, January 25th 2018 in St. Isidore, Ontario. PIC and OMAFRA hope that this postponement will allow more Eastern Ontario producers to [...]
Registration is now open for the Belleville and Brodhagen December 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. Click here to Register on-line for Belleville session – Wednesday December 6, 2017 Click here to Register on-line for Brodhagen session – [...]
News Release The Poultry Industry Council (PIC) re-elected Edward Verkley as the chair to lead the organization at the October 26th Board meeting. Mr. Verkley has served as the chair for the last three years. Charlie Elliott, from Masterfeeds was also elected as Vice Chair of the organization. “I see the tremendous value that PIC [...]
The Poultry Industry Council's 2018 Membership - Sponsor Drive has now begun. To Become a 2018 member or to sponsor one of our many education, extension events on-line click here. To be taken to our 2018 Member's page which contains full member's benefits, along with details of sponsorship and a printable registration form click here.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker of the Year Award. Nominations will remain open until March, 2018. For details on the nomination process and to download a writable PDF Nomination Form please Click Here.