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 comments, click here.  The deadline for comments is December 4, 2015.

The Code review was initiated in 2011 by Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Producers, Chicken Farmers of Canada, Turkey Farmers of Canada and Canadian Poultry and Egg Processors Council.  The Code Development Committee is chaired by broiler producer and Manitoba Chicken Producers (MCP) director Vernon Froese.  Dean Penner, broiler and hatching egg producer and MCP director, is a committee member.