Category: Industry Update

Changes to General Orders July 26, 2022

The BC Chicken Marketing Board has updated our General Orders Schedule 7 – Lease of Quota without Premises   The changes allow a maximum amount to be leased in per period of 100% and the mximum to be leased out per period of 50%. Read the memo to stakeholders here.  Read

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Changes to General Orders April 27, 2022

The BC Chicken Marketing Board has updated our General Orders Schedule 8 – Specialty Market Advisory Committee.   The changes include formalizing that one of the grower representatives is a current director of the British Columbia Chicken Growers Association (BCCGA), adding a British Columbia Broiler Hatching Egg Commission board member as

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CFC changes to Specialty Production Policy

On March 23, 2022, Chicken Farmers of Canada made some changes it its Specialty Production policy including replacing the term “breeds” with “classes”, adding some production parameters, clarifying policy compliance and changing annual production to periodic. Read the Chicken Farmers of Canada memo here.  Read the revised policy here.

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Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program

When the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) was signed on March 8, 2018, Chicken Farmers of Canada worked to ensure the delivery of the full and fair support that was promised by government. Finally, in November 2020, the government announced that it would set up investment programs

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2022 BCCMB Election

Ray Nickel was elected by acclamation to the BC Chicken Marketing Board on February 9, 2022 for a three year term.  Read more here.

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Proposed Long Term Pricing Model

The BC Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB) has now completed its *Draft* Pricing Review Decision which can be found here. If individual growers would like to provide feedback prior to BCCMB’s final submission to the BC Farm Industry Review Board, we will be accepting written submissions at info@bcchicken.ca until February 4th,

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Changes to General Orders

Elimination of the BC Poultry Bio-Security Program Effective January 16, 2022 ( the commencement of quota period A-174), the BC Chicken Marketing Board will be eliminating the BC Poultry Bio-Security program from its General Orders.  Click here to view the complete set of amended and up to date General Orders on

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