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PIC's Dec & Feb Producer Updates open for Registration

November 25, 2022 —   Join us for one of our Winter Producer UPdates.  Producer updates are a time of bringing producers together to learn through sharing.  New barn builds, and expansion plans explained by the producer who got it done! Subject matter experts who are there to answer questions on everything from animal husbandry to the grants you can use to optimize your...

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Poultry Industry Council Elect's new Board of Directors and Chair

November 14, 2022 — FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Guelph, ON, November 14, 2022 At its hybrid annual general meeting in October and at today's Board of Director’s meeting, the Poultry Industry Council reviewed a year of educational programming and elected in some changes around the board table. Long standing Chair of the board Ed Verkley of Verkley Enterprises stepped down to become Past Chair, and...

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NPS announces new show date for 2023

September 8, 2022 — National Poultry Show Welcomes Attendees and Exhibitors onNew Dates for 2023 The National Poultry Show, presented in partnership with the Poultry Industry Council, is moving to a new date for 2023. This year’s show will be held on Wednesday, February 8th from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. & Thursday, February 9th, 2023 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., at the...

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Charlie Elliott the 2020 Recipient of the Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker Award Announcement

September 8, 2022 — PIC is pleased to announce Charlie Elliott as the 2020 Recipient of the Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker Award  PIC's Chair, Ed Verkley presenting Charlie Elliott with the award at PIC's Golf Tournament with 175 industry representatives, producers, friends and family in attendance. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 08, 2022  Baden ON – With members of his family in the audience along with...

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Members Breakfast Forum ~ September 12, 2022

July 27, 2022 — Please join us for our Poultry Industry Council Member's Breakfast Forum on Monday, September 12th, 2022, at the Springfield Golf and Country Club, 2054 Gordon St, Guelph, ON N1L 1G6. We have missed interacting, hearing feedback and having discussion with our members over these past two years. At this upcoming Members Forum in September we look to reconnect and have...

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Harry Pelissero the 2021 Recipient of the Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker Award Announcement

June 28, 2022 — Photos courtesy of Farm Boy Productions. Harry Pelissero, former General Manager of Egg Farmers of Ontario (EFO), has been awarded the Poultry Industry Council (PIC) “Ed McKinlay Poultry Worker” award for 2021. The award was presented at the EFO AGM June 9th, 2022, and recognizes an individual who has made a significant and lasting contribution, or has given outstanding service...

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Emergency Planning Resource Binder

June 23, 2022 — Available Now!   Farm emergencies can happen at any time - are you prepared? Having a plan in place with all important information easily accessible is the number one way to sleep easy at night, and feel prepared for when disaster strikes. With this new resource, PIC has you covered. The Poultry Farm Emergency Planning Resource will help you: Assess...

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Registration Open for PIC's Fundraiser Golf Tournament ~ September 7, 2022

June 13, 2022 — PIC’s tournaments always offers a fun-filled day of golf along with an excellent opportunity to socialize and network with other industry members.  Registration and sponsorship's support future education and extension projects and events that will benefit Ontario's poultry industry.  Please see the table below for current available sponsorship opportunities.  All sponsors have the opportunity of adding an activation point at the...

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Research Impacts Day Open for Registration

May 25, 2022 —     Poultry Research Impacts Day - August 10, 2022  Registration is Now Open   From hatch to pack, growing with good gut health improves production. Gut health and the gut microbiome influence the life of poultry even before they hatch. The process of competitive exclusion of the negative bacteria empowers optimal health and feed conversion. Much research has gone into...

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Poultry Health Day

May 4, 2022 —   Registration is Now Open for Poultry Health Day - July 20, 2022 From 10:00 am - 3:00 pm and cost $65 for Members and $80 for Non-Members.  Cost includes lunch. Stratford, Best Western - Arden Park. Poultry Health Day will feature best practices in keeping flocks healthy, managing diseases, increasing water quality, and more. This educational session helps you understand how...

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Canadian Poultry Research Forum

May 2, 2022 — 2022 Canadian Poultry Research Forum June 14, 2022 - June 16, 2022 The Canadian Poultry Research Network is pleased to present the second annual Canadian Poultry Research Forum!  The forum will bring together students and research practitioners for a virtual experience featuring the latest in research across Canada, virtual tours of research facilities, social networking and an exciting poster and trade show experience....

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Raising Back Yard Chickens Webinar March 26th open for Registration

January 13, 2022 — Registration is now open for PIC's Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar. The session will be held on Saturday, March 26th from 10:00 am to 1:30 and will cost participants $35.00.  All attendees must pre-register using the online link below. The trend of raising backyard chickens is growing. People are becoming more interested in where their food comes from, and want to ensure...

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