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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 …