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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. …


2015 HATCHING EGG PRODUCTION

Manitoba hatching egg production fell by 2.69% from 2014, resulting in a quota utilization of 94.9%. Domestic egg hatchability improved slightly to 82.6%. Imported eggs increased for the second year in a row (up 8.9% in 2015). Imported chicks rose …


2015 BROILER QUOTA UTILIZATION

The average quota utilization for A128 to A134 was 101.49%. This is slightly higher compared with 2014.  The averages for the western provinces and Canada were 99.85% and 99.97% respectively.  Manitoba’s overproduction in periods A-128 and A-129 resulted in a …


2015 BROILER PRODUCTION LEVELS AND PRICE

The average production level in 2015 was significantly higher than 2014.  The year started with a production level above the previous year’s average, and levels continued to climb through the spring and summer.  The year end production level was the same as …