Category: Press Release

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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Farmers Thanking Community Event April 9

Join us Saturday April 9th at Abbotsford Agrifair to celebrate the resilience of our community in the Fraser Valley. This free event is hosted by BC farmers to say ‘thank you’  for the incredible support shown by the community in response to the recent floods. Your free ticket includes a

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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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September is BC Chicken Month. It’s Time to Celebrate!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 3, 2021 VANCOUVER, BC – The BC Chicken Marketing Board is excited to announce the start of BC Chicken Month. From September 1st to 30th, over 15 local BC partners are coming together to celebrate fresh local food, BC farmers and restaurants, and – most importantly

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US Secures Greater Access to Canadian Chicken Market Through USMCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ottawa, October 1, 2018 – With negotiations under the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) complete, and despite the fact Canada’s chicken sector is giving up additional access, chicken farmers are relieved that over a year of uncertainty over the future of the agricultural landscape in Canada is

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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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