Bulletins

MCP SATISFIED WITH COUNCIL DECISION ON ANNUAL SPECIALITY QUOTA PROGRAM

Manitoba Chicken Producers (MCP) is pleased with the Manitoba Farm Products Marketing Council’s (Council) decision to uphold the introduction of the Annual Speciality Quota Program. Launched January 1, 2017, the Annual Speciality Quota Program provides improved opportunities for smaller scale …


Saleable Chick Price Changes July 2 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after July 2, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a broiler hatching egg producer to a hatchery operator is $0.549 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an increase of 0.3 …


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 …


BROILER PRICE CHANGE FEB 19 2017

Effective February 19 to April 15, 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 $1.539.  This is a 1.8 cent decrease for this weight category compared to …


SALEABLE CHICK PRICE CHANGE JAN 15 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after January 15, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a producer to a hatchery operator is $0.540 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an increase of 0.7 cents from the …


BROILER PRICE CHANGE DEC 25 2016

Effective December 25, 2016 to February 18, 2017, the minimum price paid to farmers for a live chicken broiler weighing >2.20 to 2.30 kg is $1.557.  This is the first period to use Manitoba’s new pricing formula.  The base price weight …


LONG TERM PRICING AGREEMENT REACHED

Manitoba Chicken Producers (MCP), Granny’s Poultry Cooperative, and Dunn-Rite Food Products have reached a long term agreement on a pricing formula.  The agreement will be in place until January 20, 2018 (periods A-141 to A-147). The formula to determine the …


SALEABLE CHICK PRICE CHANGE NOV 20 2016

Effective for eggs hatched on or after November 20, 2016, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a producer to a hatchery operator is $0.533 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an decrease of 0.7 cents from the …