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March 1, 2017

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Intended for backyard and urban chicken owners, this brochure explains signs to watch for to identify sick birds, and steps that should be taken when you think your birds are sick.


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June 1, 2015

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This fact sheet outlines approaches taken by the Egg Farmers of Alberta to help consumers increase their understanding of egg production, how hens are cared for and how production affects the environment.


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June 1, 2015

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Building on life cycle assessment results, the Egg Farmers of Alberta. in cooperation with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, developed a Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis model to assist producers in reducing their feed costs and carbon footprint.


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June 1, 2015

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This fact sheet summarizes the findings of a sustainability report published by the Egg Farmers of Alberta in February 2015, which explored how consumer attitudes to egg production have changed in recent years.


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May 1, 2015

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Useful tips for backyard and urban chicken owners on steps they can take to keep both their families and their poultry healthy and safe.


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January 1, 2015

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This guide is intended for small flock, backyard and urban chicken owners. Some of the topics covered in the guide include: regulations; basic chicken needs; chicken house design and sanitation; egg management; meat processing; appropriate behaviours in chickens; care of chicks; and care of...


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March 1, 2014

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Presents results and key findings from a 2012-2014 project aimed to set out a scientifically robust and transparent environmental assessment of current egg production in Alberta through life cycle assessment.