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Salmonella Enteritidis Facts for Small Flock Owners

Date: May 25, 2015
Category: Press Release

See correspondence from the BC Ministry of Agriculture: Salmon Enteritidis Facts for Small Flock Owners BC Govt May 2015.

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New Entrant Grower Program Waitlists

Date: April 23, 2015
Category: Press Release

The following are the most up to date waitlits for the 3 regions in the province of BC. Vancouver Island currently does not have an active waitlist, but keep checking…

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Chicken Farmers of Canada supports government announcement on antimicrobial initiative

Date: April 19, 2015
Category: Press Release

April 20, 2015 (OTTAWA)—Chicken Farmers of Canada applauds the Government of Canada for taking a leadership role on the issue of antimicrobial resistance and for announcing plans to strengthen antimicrobial…

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Tools for backyard, specialty bird flocks and/or other non-commercial flocks

Date: April 16, 2015
Category: Press Release

Over the past decade avian influenza has impacted several poultry farms of various sizes in BC.  To help minimize the threat, commercial producers under the supply managed system participate in…

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Avian Influenza is an Animal Health Issue, not a Human Health Issue

Date: December 18, 2014
Category: Press Release

So, you may have heard about the recent avian influenza outbreak in British Columbia – and you may be concerned.  Here are some answers to some questions we have heard…

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Industry Evaluation Report

Date: November 17, 2014
Category: Press Release

We thank the 148 growers who participated in the recent industry evaluation survey conducted on our behalf by the BC Council of Marketing Boards. The results are an important benchmark…

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Election Rules & Procedures – New

Date: August 5, 2014
Category: Press Release

Following the review of the Election Rules & a recommendation from the BCCGA the  election for board members will change from in-person only voting (as done previously) to on-line voting…

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Exemptions to Transfer Assessments

Date: July 16, 2014
Category: Press Release

The BC Chicken Marketing Board recently sent a request to the BC Farm Industry Review Board regarding a change to the allowed exemptions for transfer assessments used to fund the…

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Reclassification of Organic Chicken

Date: April 14, 2014
Category: Press Release

The Board recently made the decision to reclassify organic from specialty to mainstream.  Please see the linked document for more details.

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