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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 …


SALEABLE CHICK PRICE CHANGE NOV 20 2016

Effective for eggs hatched on or after November 20, 2016, the minimum price of hatching eggs sold by a producer to a hatchery operator is $0.533 per saleable chick hatched from those eggs. This is an decrease of 0.7 cents from the …


INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE 2015

IN MANITOBA Manitoba had 23 hatching egg producers and 119 registered broiler (meat) chicken producers.  Six new broiler producers were added in 2015. Over 97% of all registered hatching egg and chicken farms in Manitoba are family owned and operated. …