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Chicken Farmers of Canada welcomed the recent news that the Government of Canada is launching a consultation process to look into concerns related to the Duties Relief Program and the fraudulent importation of broiler chicken making its way across the Canadian border illegally labelled as spent fowl. But wait: What is the Duties Relief Program? […]

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Chicken Farmers of Canada’s Animal Care Program

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Did you know Canadian chicken farmers follow a strict Animal Care Program? It’s true- and they’re proud of it! Recently, we met with Ontario chicken farmer Tim, who gave us the low down on the program. On top of all that, let’s check out five fun facts about our Animal Care Program. It’s national: Developed […]

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What Can Consumers Do To Keep Bacteria At Bay?

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During the past weeks, we’ve looked at our new series of short videos on Antibiotics and Chicken. Each week, we’ve tackled a different aspect surrounding this subject: Are we actually eating antibiotics in chicken meat? What is antibiotic resistance? Can farmers use antibiotics? and; The Majority of Antibiotics Used in Poultry Production Are Not Used […]

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Last week, we tackled the question: Can farmers use antibiotics? This week, we talk about the different types of antibiotics- yes, you read right! Let’s take a look at the different categories of antibiotics. All antibiotics aren’t created equal.  In Canada, our antibiotics come in categories, from Category One, which are the most important antibiotics […]

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