Call for Letters of Intent


Chicken Farmers of Canada Request for Proposals

A Request for Proposals (RFP) from Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) for

a)Development of a novel and efficacious vaccine strategy for the prevention of Avian Pathogenic coli infection

b) Investigating the source of Darkling beetles on Canadian broiler and turkey farms and determining the impact of common commercial pesticides (Tempo or others) vs balEnce™ (a biopesticide) on their prevalence

CFC is requesting that interested applicants follow the submission guidelines as detailed in the Canadian Poultry Research Council’s Call for Letters of Intent (dated December 2021). LOI submissions are to be submitted to CPRC but clearly identified as being in response to the CFC Request for Proposals.

Details of the 2022 CFC Request for Proposals, application instructions, and description of review process are available here.

The RFP application is available here.

Please submit your completed LOI in Word format to info@cp-rc.ca by 5:00 pm EST May 27, 2022. You will receive an email notification of receipt within two days of submitting your application. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact us.

Canadian Poultry Research Council (CPRC) call for LOIs

CPRC made changes for the 2016 call and will maintain these changes for the 2021 call.  The research categories previously used were unable to accommodate some new initiatives in poultry research (i.e.: climate change, smart agriculture, precision agriculture).  The CPRC Board of Directors decided that the ad hoc category that was originally designed to fill these gaps was not as effective as it has been in the past.  The Board established a three-category approach for the call designed to accommodate both ongoing research issues and respond to evolving areas of research.  Specific priority areas and desired research outcomes, most included in the 2012 National Research Strategy for Canada’s Poultry Sector, have been identified within the categories.  The 2022 call for LOIs encompasses the three categories and their priorities that are identified below.

Research Categories and Priorities - 2022 Call

Food Safety

Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture

Poultry Health and Welfare

Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Economic Viability
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture

Productivity and Sustainability

Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Security and Affordability
  • Economic Viability
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
  • Poultry Feedstuffs
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Climate Change

Rotation of Research Priority Areas

 

The list below outlines the rotation of research priority areas:

Research Categories and Priorities – 2021 Call

Food Safety

Research Priorities Included in Category

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture

 Poultry Health and Welfare

Research Priorities Included in Category

  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Economic Viability
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture

 Productivity and Sustainability

Research Priorities Included in Category

  • Food Security and Affordability
  • Economic Viability
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
  • Poultry Feedstuffs
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture
  • Precision Agriculture
  • Climate Change

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Food Safety
Research Priorities Included in Category

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Poultry Health and Welfare
Research Priorities Included in Category

    • Poultry Health
    • Poultry Welfare
    • Economic Viability
    • Genetics/Genomics
    • Animal Health Products
    • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Productivity and Sustainability
Research Priorities Included in Category

      • Food Security and Affordability
      • Economic Viability
      • Environment
      • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
      • Poultry Feedstuffs
      • Genetics/Genomics
      • Animal Health Products
      • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
      • Precision Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
      • Climate Change (Not in 2012 Strategy)

A Request for Proposals (RFP) from Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) for:

a) On-farm control strategies to reduce the prevalence of Salmonella sp. and/or Campylobacter in broilers
b) Development of eco-efficicent energy strategies in poultry production to reduce the carbon footprint and improve the welfare and productivity of farms

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Food Safety
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Poultry Health and Welfare
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Economic Viability
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Productivity and Sustainability
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Security and Affordability
  • Economic Viability
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
  • Poultry Feedstuffs
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Precision Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Climate Change (Not in 2012 Strategy)

A Request for Proposals (RFP) from Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) for mitigation measures to address the removal of Category II and III antibiotics.

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Food Safety
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Poultry Health and Welfare
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Economic Viability
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Productivity and Sustainability
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Economic Viability
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
  • Poultry Feedstuffs
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Precision Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Climate Change (Not in 2012 Strategy)

A Request for Proposals from Chicken Farmers of Canada for the development of a vaccine for necrotic enteritis in broiler chickens.

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Food Safety
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Food Safety
  • Economic Viability
  • Animal Health Products
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Poultry Health and Welfare
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Economic Viability
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)

Productivity and Sustainability
Research Priorities Included in Category:

  • Economic Viability
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Poultry Products
  • Poultry Feedstuffs
  • Genetics/Genomics
  • Animal Health Products
  • Smart Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Precision Agriculture (Not in 2012 Strategy)
  • Climate Change (Not in 2012 Strategy)

A Request for Proposals from Chicken Farmers of Canada for on-farm trials investigating the management techniques for antibiotic-reduced broiler chicken flocks.

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  • Genetics
  • Food Safety
  • Animal Health Products
  • Poultry Health
  • Poultry Welfare
  • Environment
  • Functional and Innovative Products

A Request for Proposals from Chicken Farmers of Canada for on-farm trials investigating effective methods of applying organic acids in water and feed for the purpose of reducing bacterial load in broiler chickens.

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  • Food Safety and Animal Health Products
  • Genetics, Poultry Health and Poultry Welfare
  • A Request for Proposals from Chicken Farmers of Canada for on-farm trials of alternatives to antibiotics

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  • Avian Gut Microbiology, Resistance and Alternatives to Antimicrobials
  • Environment

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  • Poultry Welfare & Behaviour
  • Food Safety & Quality – Impact of Poultry Health & Disease

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  • Avian Gut Microbiology
  • Environment

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  • Poultry Welfare & Behaviour
  • Food Safety & Quality – Impact of Poultry Health & Disease

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  • Environment
  • Novel Feedstuffs

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  • Avian Gut Microbiology
  • Novel Feedstuffs

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