Category: Supply Management

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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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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Agristability for Growers

The chicken industry has been able to navigate its way through the COVID-19 pandemic reasonably well, with limited impacts to date.  That being said, given the experience with processing plant closures this spring and the potential for a second wave of outbreaks later this year raises the risk profile for

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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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Chicken Farmers of Canada Concerned About CPTPP

OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2018 – Chicken farmers in Canada are concerned about the impact of decisions taken at the conclusion of discussions on the new Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) agreement. The agreement includes concessions on market access for chicken products that were granted in the original Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in response

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The Chicken Squad Investigates: Supply Management

The Chicken Squad is a fictional agency inspired by the real team of provincial inspectors at the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board who work hard to enforce the Chicken Farmers of Canada Standards. Supply management enables farmers to manage their production levels, stabilizing the provincial chicken supply and ensuring consumers

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