“In The Coop” Podcast – New Episodes Monthly

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 [...]

By |2018-12-14T15:13:46+00:00February 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Raising Backyard Chickens – Course – March 24, 2018

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 [...]

By |2018-01-08T20:01:04+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Raising Backyard Chickens – Course – March 24, 2018

Science in the Pub on Jan 25, 2018 – Registration open

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 [...]

By |2018-01-08T17:55:24+00:00January 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Producer Updates February 2018 – Registration open

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 [...]

By |2017-11-30T16:19:31+00:00November 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eastern Ontario Poultry Conference has been postponed until Jan 25, 2018

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 [...]

By |2017-11-10T17:27:53+00:00November 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Producer Updates December 2017 – Registration open

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 – [...]

By |2018-01-08T17:51:09+00:00November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Producer Updates December 2017 – Registration open

PIC’s New Board of Directors

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 [...]

By |2018-01-11T19:19:30+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PAACO Certification Course – Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017

PIC is hosting a Poultry Welfare Auditor Course this fall. The session will run Tuesday, October 31, 2017 to Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Holiday Inn & Conference Centre in Guelph, Ontario. The Poultry Welfare Auditor Course conducted by the Professional Animal Auditor Certification Organization (PAACO) is the initial certification course for broiler, egg [...]

By |2017-11-02T17:33:06+00:00September 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments