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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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Changes to General Orders June 2018

The BC Chicken Marketing Board has made some changes to our General Orders.  Click on this link for a full description of the changes, along with the corrected pages:  2018 06 22 General Order Update.  Please print the new pages and insert them in your General Orders binder and remove and

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Industry Announcement

June 18, 2018 Please see the attached announcement from the BC Chicken Marketing Board. If you have questions, please forward them to info@bcchicken.ca  We will respond as soon as possible. Regards Bill Vanderspek Executive Director, BC Chicken Marketing Board  2018 Industry Quota Announcement

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The Real Dirt on Farming

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, we strive to support a healthy, growing chicken industry, meeting consumer expectations for animal care and farm food safety. We fully support The Real Dirt on Farming and the information it provides to consumers about the intricacies of Canadian farming and food. What

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Animal Care

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, our main goal is to raise all BC chickens comfortably and to provide them with the best care and nutrition possible. That is why we have a mandatory animal care program that demonstrates and maintains the high level and standards of the Canadian

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Raised by a Canadian Farmer

At the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board, there is nothing more important to us than providing consumers with complete transparency when it comes to Canadian raised chicken. That is why we support the Raised by a Canadian Farmer branding program that showcases the high standards that all Canadian chicken farmers

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BC FIRB Quota Assessment Tools Supervisory Review

The BC Farm Industry Review Board (BC FIRB) has completed an objective evaluation of quota assessment tools including a general review and examination of its previous directions.  The full decision can be accessed by clicking on the link below, but a brief synopsis of the key elements of the decision

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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: Chicken Labels

The Chicken Squad is a fictional agency inspired by the real team of provincial inspectors at the British Columbia Chicken Marketing Board who enforce the Chicken Farmers of Canada Standards in food safety, animal care, and biosecurity.  Do you know the differences between free range and free fun? Ever wonder

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