Most growers still haven’t decided what to do since founder Arlan Galbraith walked away from Pigeon King International two weeks ago. Some however have already hired two Ontario companies that have stepped in to help the farming community deal humanely and efficiently with hundreds of thousands of unwanted pigeons left behind
The day after Pigeon King Arlan Galbraith pulled the plug on his business, telling investors that he had been forced to sell his house to pay Goods & Services Tax arrears, his Waterloo home was listed for sale by a local realtor.
Ernie Hardeman a former Ontario agriculture minister and current Progressive Conservative agriculture and food critic is calling for government support for growers caught with an estimated 400,000 pigeons following the collapse of Arlan Galbraith’s Pigeon King International early last week.
Former Pigeon King International contact producers are being encouraged to attend a meeting in Stratford tomorrow.
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