Ontario Farm Animal Council Company Profile

10:00 EDT 22nd March 2018 | BioPortfolio

The Ontario Farm Animal Council is working hard to bridge the gap between farmers and the rest of society by providing facts and addressing concerns related to animal care, environment and food safety. OFAC was formed in 1988 to provide reliable information on current farming and food production practices. OFAC represents tens of thousands of livestock and poultry farmers, associated businesses and organizations across Ontario


Ontario AgriCentre, Suite 106,100 Stone Road W
N1G 5L3


Phone: 519-837-1326
Fax: 519-837-3209

News Articles [997 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

USDA Buys Animals from Farm It Reported for Animal Welfare Abuses

The federal agency has so far not taken any enforcement action against Ruby Fur Farm.

Animal rights groups demand action against Iowa fur farm

Federal inspectors have repeatedly ordered a southeast Iowa fur farm to improve the living conditions for ferrets, foxes, raccoons and skunks it sells to government laboratories and pet stores.

Spain reports atypical mad cow disease on farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Spain has reported case of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) on a farm in the Castile and Leon region, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said o...

Germany reports outbreak of mild bird flu on farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Germany has reported an outbreak of low pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the Lower Saxony region in the north of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Healt...

Ghana reports severe bird flu on farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Ghana has reported an outbreak of the highly pathogenic H9N2 bird flu virus on a farm in the southwest of the country, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said...

Russia reports virulent H5N2 bird flu at 660,000-bird farm: OIE

PARIS (Reuters) - Russia has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N2 bird flu on a farm in the central region of Kostromskaya Oblast that led to the death of more than 660,000 birds, the Paris-...

Eighth New Zealand farm tests positive for cattle disease

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - New Zealand's Primary Industries ministry said on Wednesday that an eighth farm in the country's South Island has tested positive for the cattle disease mycoplasma bovis, which ...

Future Farm to (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) Ramp Up #Hemp Production

VANCOUVER, BC - November 1, 2017 ( Newswire) Future Farm Technologies Inc. (the "Company" or "Future Farm") (CSE: FFT) (OTCQB: FFRMF) recently announced its plans to acquire a 120-acr...

PubMed Articles [978 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Rapid Communication: Postmortem lesions and heart weights of in-transit-loss market pigs in Ontario.

In-transit losses (ITL) of market-weight pigs are defined as pigs that die or pigs that become nonambulatory during loading and shipping from the farm to the abattoir. The low proportion of ITL in mar...

Identification of a practical and reliable method for the evaluation of litter moisture in turkey production.

1. An experiment was conducted to compare 5 different methods for the evaluation of litter moisture. 2. For litter collection and assessment, 55 farms were selected, one shed from each farm was inspec...

A review of the mycotoxin adsorbing agents, with an emphasis on their multi-binding capacity, for animal feed decontamination.

Contamination of animal feed with mycotoxins still occurs very often, despite great efforts in preventing it. Animal feeds are contaminated, at low levels, with several mycotoxins, particularly with t...

Action cameras and the Roter interaction analysis system to assess veterinarian-producer interactions in a dairy setting.

Herd health and production management (HH&PM) are critical aspects of production animal veterinary practice; therefore, dairy veterinarians need to effectively deliver these services. However, limited...

Rotavirus vaccine coverage and factors associated with uptake using linked data: Ontario, Canada.

In August 2011, Ontario, Canada introduced a rotavirus immunization program using Rotarix™ vaccine. No assessments of rotavirus vaccine coverage have been previously conducted in Ontario.

Clinical Trials [850 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Health Outcomes of Teens Participating in Summer Employment Immersion Programs

This study is a collaboration between investigators and two community partners: a youth employment program and an urban farm. The community partners hire 300+ adolescents for summer jobs a...

Animal Allergy in Korean Pet Owners, Pet-related Industry Workers, and Laboratory Animal Reseachers

We investigated the prevalence of animal allergy and sensitization to animal allergen among participants in international symposium of Korean association for laboratory science (laboratory...

Test of Hearing Health Education Programs for Farm and Rural Youth

Farm and rural youth have frequent exposure to hazardous noise on the farm and recreationally, and have an increased prevalence of noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL). There is a lack of pro...

Animal Allergy in Korean Veterinary Researcher

The investigators will evaluate sensitization to animal allergens and allergic symptom during contacting animal allergens in Korean veterinary researchers who attend their annual conferenc...

Protection Against Allergy: Study in Rural Environnement - Part IV (PATURE IV)

PASTURE is a birth cohort of children born to farm and non-farm women from rural areas across Europe. Five study centres Austria, Germany, Switzerland, France and Finland enrolled 1133 chi...

Companies [1192 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Ontario Farm Animal Council

The Ontario Farm Animal Council is working hard to bridge the gap between farmers and the rest of society by providing facts and addressing concerns related to animal care, environment and food safety...

Farm Sanctuary

Farm Sanctuary is the nation's leading farm animal protection organization. Since incorporating in 1986, Farm Sanctuary has worked to expose and stop cruel practices of the "food ...

Barrier Animal Healthcare,

As leading animal healthcare providers, we design and manufacture innovative and effective solutions to animal health and hygiene problems.Using only natural, plant derived non-toxic active ingredient...

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health

Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health, based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, is focused on the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of animal health products. The company offers customers ...

American Humane Association

American Humane's farm animal program is the United States' first animal-welfare program dedicated to the humane treatment of farm animals. It is the fastest growing independent animal-welfare label p...

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