BC Chicken & The Dragon Boat Festival

Date: May 23, 2017

The Dragon Boat Festival is a Chinese holiday that takes place on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month of each year and carries on throughout the month of…

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What is Poultry in Motion™?

Date: May 9, 2017
Category: Uncategorized

One of the fundamental roles of the British Columbia Chicken Growers’ Association is to increase public awareness and understanding of chicken production, family farming, food safety, animal care and bio-security. …

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Supply Management: What it is and Why it is Important to Farmers and Consumers

Date: March 9, 2017

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, we believe that supply management is fundamental in stabilizing provincial chicken supply and demand. Supply management not only ensures that British Columbia consumers…

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Specialty Asian Chicken: hatched, grown & processed in BC

Date: March 7, 2017

Did you know that there is more than one variety of chicken in the world? In fact, there are several different breeds of Asian chicken alone. To serve a growing…

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Amendments to General Orders

Date: January 13, 2017
Category: Uncategorized

The BC Chicken Marketing Board has amended Part 33 (Barn Space) and Schedule 5 (Cycle Lengths and Quota Units by Cycle Calculation) of our General Orders.  For details please see…

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Mainstream Live Chicken Pricing Review Update

Date: January 12, 2017
Category: Uncategorized

The Pricing and Production Advisory Committee (PPAC) will meet on February 6, 2017 to discuss pricing for period A-142 while the BC Chicken Marketing Board continues our review of the mainstream…

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Changes to General Orders

Date: December 6, 2016
Category: Industry Update

The Board on November 10, 2016 voted to change the entry level of incentive quota on the New Entrant Grower Program from 11,189 kg to 20,000 kg per cycle for…

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Buying BC Chicken – Everything You Need to Know

Date: November 30, 2016

As an agricultural commodity board tasked by BC government to monitor and regulate the production and marketing of chicken, the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB) understands that BC consumers…

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Mandatory Notifiable Avian Influenza Insurance Review Update for Growers

Date: November 8, 2016

The Mandatory Insurance Steering Committee (MISC) continues to work on determining the expected losses that could result from a Notifiable Avian Influenza (NAI) discovery.  They have received Loss Quantification Models…

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BCCMB to Review Mainstream Chicken Live Price Formula

Date: July 19, 2016
Category: Press Release

The BC Chicken Marketing Board is reviewing its formula for the pricing of live mainstream chicken and is inviting submissions from industry stakeholders. We hope to have an open, honest and…

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