Hatching Egg levies changing Dec 30/12

Effective Sunday December 30, 2012 two Manitoba hatching egg levies will increase.

1. The Manitoba levy on hatching eggs from Manitoba producers changes from 0.58 cents per hatching egg set to 0.67 cents.

Canadian Hatching Egg Producers 0.290 cents per hatching egg set
Manitoba Chicken Producers 0.670 cents per hatching egg set
TOTAL COMBINED LEVY 0.960 cents per hatching egg set

2. The Manitoba levy on chicks hatched from eggs not produced in Manitoba increases from 0.5 cents to 0.835 cents.