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SALEABLE CHICK PRICE DECEMBER 17 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after December 17, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a broiler hatching egg producer to a hatchery operator is $0.538 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is a decrease of 0.5 …


BROILER PRICE CHANGE NOVEMBER 26, 2017

Effective November 26, 2017 to January 20, 2018, the minimum price paid to farmers for a live chicken broiler weighing more than 2.20 kg but less than 2.30 kg is $1.540. This is a 1.33 cent decrease for this weight …


APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR BROILER QUOTA OPPORTUNITY

Manitoba Chicken Producers (MCP) thanks all who submitted applications for the broiler quota opportunity.  Step one of the selection process has been completed, and MCP has already contacted each of the applicants selected to move forward.


2016 BROILER PRODUCTION LEVELS AND PRICE

The average production level in 2016 was 2% lower than 2015.  2016 levels reached a high of 119% in A-135 and A-137, significantly lower than 2015’s high of 124% (A-131).   The average live price for 2016 was only marginally lower than the …


2016 BROILER QUOTA UTILIZATION

The average quota utilization for A134 to A140 was 101.24%. This is essentially unchanged from 2015.  The averages for the western provinces and Canada were 100.15% and 99.8% respectively. ALLOCATION ACTUAL UTILIZATION PRODUCTION Period kg. live kg. live % 134 …