Category: Animal Care

Help Protect your Flock from Avian Influenza

Whether you have a large, small or backyard flock, help protect them by: Preventing any contact with wild birds and animals. Regularly cleaning equipment, hands and footwear. Reporting any signs of sickness to your poultry vet or CFIA. Limiting exposure to visitors. Keeping new birds separate for at least 30

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BC Ministry of Agriculture Disease Notification

On August 7, 2020 the BC Ministry of Agriculture issued a Disease Notification of Virulent Pigeon Paramyxovirus in a non-commercial pigeon loft. BC Chicken growers are encouraged to submit any birds suffering from unexplained clinical signs or increased mortality to the Animal Health Centre or a poultry veterinarian. Read the

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BCCMB Implements Recommendations to Regulate Catching

Raising healthy birds humanely is as important to BC’s chicken farmers as it is to those who purchase from our family farms – after all, farmers are consumers, too.    Last June 2017, the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB) convened a committee of processors, catching contractors, growers, BCCMB staff

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The Real Dirt on Farming

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, we strive to support a healthy, growing chicken industry, meeting consumer expectations for animal care and farm food safety. We fully support The Real Dirt on Farming and the information it provides to consumers about the intricacies of Canadian farming and food. What

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Animal Care

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, our main goal is to raise all BC chickens comfortably and to provide them with the best care and nutrition possible. That is why we have a mandatory animal care program that demonstrates and maintains the high level and standards of the Canadian

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