All BC Chicken farmers must comply with federal and provincial industry standards for food safety, animal care and biosecurity.
The Raised by a Canadian Farmer On Farm Food Safety and Animal Care programs and the BC Poultry Biosecurity Program. These programs are designed to demonstrate and maintain the high level and standards of the Canadian chicken industry.
The Raised by a Canadian Farmer On Farm Food Safety Program has guidelines and requirements for restricting access to the birds and for protecting animal health. The program is recognized by provincial and federal governments and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
The Raised by a Canadian Farmer Animal Care Program is a National program developed by Chicken Farmers of Canada. Raising healthy birds in a humane way is very important to Canadian Chicken Farmers. In BC, 100% of chicken farms are certified under this program.
Videos, research articles, and links to a series of information providing detail on management tips on topics such as brooding, feed/water management, flock monitoring and barn environment.