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March 13, 2019

Description

The tables provide a summary of Canadian and U.S. livestock slaughter by month for the current year, with comparisons to a year ago. Also included is a cumulative year-to-date (YTD) figure, as well as quarterly and annual tabulations. All of this data is available on a monthly basis for the...


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April 1, 2017

Description

Intended for backyard and urban chicken owners, this brochure steps that should be taken when starting and adding birds to a flock.


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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.


Views: 7
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September 1, 2015

Description

Avian influenza (AI), sometimes called “avian flu” or “bird flu,” is a contagious viral disease that affects the respiratory, digestive and/or nervous systems of many bird species, including domestic poultry and wild birds.


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June 1, 2015

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Describes the responsibility of small flock poultry owners to ensure their birds are euthanized humanely, and the euthanization options available.


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May 1, 2015

Description

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

Description

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...


Views: 61
Last Modified

August 1, 2014

Description

Infectious laryngotracheitis (ILT) is a respiratory disease of chickens, pheasants, pheasant crosses and peafowl. It is highly contagious and is spread either by infected birds or other birds through mechanical means.


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Last Modified

January 1, 2014

Description

This booklet highlights the pertinent legislation that applies to the production, processing and sale of poultry and poultry products regardless of where and how they are sold. It is intended for all those who sell food products directly to consumers at a farmers’ market, roadside stand, farm...