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INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE 2017

IN MANITOBA Manitoba had 23 hatching egg producers and 118 registered broiler (meat) chicken producers. Over 97% of all registered hatching egg and chicken farms in Manitoba are family owned and operated. Broiler Hatching Eggs The average size for a …


SALEABLE CHICK PRICE NOVEMBER 18, 2018

Effective for eggs hatched on or after November 18, 2018, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a broiler hatching egg producer to a hatchery operator is $0.576 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an decrease of  0.1 …


BROILER PRICE CHANGE OCTOBER 28, 2018

Effective October 28 – December 22, 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 $1.604. This is a 1.2 cent decrease for this weight category …


2017 HATCHING EGG PRODUCTION

Manitoba hatching egg production increased by 0.19% from 2016, resulting in a quota utilization of 98.78%. Domestic egg hatchability was essentially unchanged from the previous year. Imported eggs increase by 20.73% and imported chicks increased by 60.22% compared to 2016. …


2017 BROILER QUOTA UTILIZATION

The average quota utilization for A141 to A147 was 101.73%. This is small change from 2016 at 101.24%.  The averages for the western provinces and Canada were 99.47% and 99.44% respectively. ALLOCATION ACTUAL UTILIZATION PRODUCTION Period kg. live kg. live …