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SALEABLE CHICK PRICE CHANGE MAY 7 2017

Effective for eggs hatched on or after May 7, 2017, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a broiler hatching egg producer to a hatchery operator is $0.546 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an increase of 0.4 …


Comment Period Begins on New Code of Practice

The draft Code of Practice for the Handling of Hatching Eggs, Breeders, Chickens and Turkeys has been released for public comment.  All comments must be submitted through the online system. To download a copy of the draft, click here. To submit …


2013 Broiler Quota Utilization

The average quota utilization for A115 to A121 was 100.11%.  This is essentially unchanged from 2012.  The national average was 100.39%.  Manitoba’s overproduction in period 115 resulted in a penalty assessment of by Chicken Farmers of Canada. ALLOCATION ACTUAL UTILIZATION …


$10,100 presented to local foodbanks

Minister Vic Toews, MP for Provencher, presented cheques to five foodbanks on Wednesday July 11 in New Bothwell.  Totalling $10,100, the money was provided to Minister Toews by Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) for winning the national “Everyone Wins With Chicken” recipe contest.  South …


Post-secondary Award in Agriculture

Manitoba Chicken Producers invites university students pursuing studies in agriculture to apply for the Manitoba Chicken Producers Post-secondary Award in Agriculture. An award of $500 is available to students: enrolled in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba …