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ANNUAL SPECIALITY QUOTA PROGRAM

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 …


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 …