Tag Archives: Chicken Farmers of Canada

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 …


RETAIL COUNCIL SUPPORTS ANIMAL CARE PROGRAM

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ – Retail Council of Canada’s grocery members understand that Canadians look to them to ensure products from animals are safe, high quality and raised in a humane manner. RCC and our member companies remain attentive …


ANIMAL CARE PROGRAM PASSES THIRD-PARTY AUDIT

OTTAWA, March 20, 2017 – Chicken Farmers of Canada’s (CFC) strong commitment to animal care has been confirmed with the completion of the inaugural comprehensive third-party audit. NSF International’s report concluded that “The national Animal Care Program has been implemented …


Comment Period Begins on New Code of Practice

The draft Code of Practice for the Handling of Hatching Eggs, Breeders, Chickens and Turkeys has been released for public comment.  All comments must be submitted through the online system. To download a copy of the draft, click here. To submit …


National Allocation Includes Differential Growth

Chicken Farmers of Canada announced today that all provinces have agreed to a new national allocation that includes a mechanism for differential growth across the country. This contributes to the overall stability of broiler production in every province.


Klassen Inducted to Ag Hall of Fame

Waldie Klassen, retired chair of Manitoba Chicken Producers,  was inducted into the Manitoba Agriculture Hall of Fame in a ceremony in Portage La Prairie in July. Waldie was a leading advocate for an orderly supply management marketing system that would guarantee …


Broiler levy to change Dec 30/12

Effective Sunday December 30, 2012 the Manitoba levy on chicken broilers changes from 1.3 cents/live kg to 1.5 cents. Chicken Farmers of Canada 0.44 cents per kilogram live weight Manitoba Chicken Producers 1.50 cents per kilogram live weight TOTAL COMBINED LEVY …


$10,100 presented to local foodbanks

Minister Vic Toews, MP for Provencher, presented cheques to five foodbanks on Wednesday July 11 in New Bothwell.  Totalling $10,100, the money was provided to Minister Toews by Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) for winning the national “Everyone Wins With Chicken” recipe contest.  South …


MP Vic Toews wins CFC recipe contest

A “Provencher Pesto Chicken Philly Melt” won over the judges and gave Public Safety Minister and Provencher MP Vic Toews top place in the “Everyone Wins with Canadian Chicken Contest”.  Minister Toews wins $10,000 for food banks in his riding, to be divided …