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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 …


2016 HATCHING EGG PRODUCTION

Manitoba hatching egg production increased by 8.24% from 2015, resulting in a quota utilization of 100.58%. Domestic egg hatchability was essentially unchanged from the previous year. Imported eggs decreased by 18.73% and imported chicks dropped by 8.9% compared to 2015. …


ANNUAL SPECIALITY QUOTA PROGRAM 2018

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 …


INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE 2016

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 OCTOBER 22 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after October 22, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a broiler hatching egg producer to a hatchery operator is $0.543 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is a decrease of 0.8 …


BROILER PRICE CHANGE OCTOBER 1 2017

Effective October 1 to November 25, 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 $1.553. This is a 0.8 cent decrease for this weight category …


RAISED BY A CANADIAN FARMER MEANS EVEN MORE NOW

Chicken Farmers of Canada has expanded its Raised by a Canadian Farmer brand to incorporate the existing Animal Care and On-Farm Food Programs, and add a new sustainability component. The On-Farm Food Safety Program is a national standard that has …