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BROILER PRICE CHANGE APRIL 16 2017

Effective April 16 to June 10, 2017, the minimum price paid to farmers for a live chicken broiler weighing more than 2.20 kg but less than 2.30 kg is $1.555.  This is a 1.6 cent increase for this weight category compared to …


ANIMAL CARE PROGRAM PASSES THIRD-PARTY AUDIT

OTTAWA, March 20, 2017 – Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of the inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Program has been implemented …


SALEABLE CHICK PRICE CHANGE MARCH 12 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after March 12, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a producer to a hatchery operator is $0.542 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an increase of 0.2 cents from the …


NEW SAFETY PROGRAM AIMS TO PREVENT FARMING ACCIDENTS

This is Canadian Agricultural Safety Week – a time to focus on the industry that is one of the most dangerous in Manitoba. Not only producers, but their employees and their families have been affected by farming accidents – and …


ANNUAL SPECIALITY QUOTA PROGRAM

The Annual Speciality Quota Program focuses on smaller or specialized markets that aren’t currently being supplied by registered chicken producers. The program covers specialty chicken breeds, unique weight categories, specialized production methods (eg certified organic, pastured), and chickens slaughtered in …