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January 8, 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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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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August 1, 2014

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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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January 1, 2014

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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...


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January 1, 2011

Description

Mortalities happen. Under Alberta’s Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A, the owner of a dead animal shall dispose of the animal within 48 hours of its death. Mortalities can be composted, incinerated, buried, rendered or naturally disposed....


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October 1, 2010

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This publication is designed to help poultry producers reduce or prevent predation by improving or extending care and management of their flocks.


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August 1, 2008

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Poultry litter is an excellent source of nutrients for annual and perennial crop production. To determine an appropriate manure application rate to meet crop requirements, optimize crop yields and minimize environmental impact, it is essential to know the nutrient content of the manure being...


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October 1, 2005

Description

The basis of farm direct marketing is the trust relationship that develops between producers and consumers. Successful farm direct marketing depends on providing quality products in a clean and customer-friendly environment.


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August 1, 2004

Description

Small poultry flock owners often experience problems of one sort or another with their young birds. In the majority of cases, the problems are related to either management or nutrition. Helpful hints and facts have been collected in this fact sheet to help producers avoid many of these problems.


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April 1, 2004

Description

Composting poultry mortalities has been proven to be a viable disposal option. Low mortality volumes can be composted in covered bin facilities, using different types and sizes of bins, depending on flock size. The following is the current recommended procedure for bin composting daily layer,...