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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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Resources & Support for BC Flood Relief

Donate to the British Columbia Floods & Extreme Weather Appeal – https://donate.redcross.ca/page/94172/donate/1 The Canadian Red Cross is working to get help to people in and around affected areas as quickly as possible and provide humanitarian assistance for new needs as they arise. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to

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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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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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Yellow Biosecurity Status

February 11, 2021 Due to the recent detection of velogenic Paramyxovirus in wild pigeons along the harbour in North Vancouver (see below), the worsening AI situation in Europe and Asia, and British Columbia’s Covid restrictions, the BC Poultry Association is recommending that growers remain on yellow biosecurity status. The situation

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2021 BCCMB Election

The BC Chicken Marketing Board (BCCMB)  consists of: The Chair appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council Two members appointed by the Lieutenant Governor in Council Two members who are registered growers elected by registered growers BCCMB’ new election rules which have been approved by the BC Farm Industry Review

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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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