We are now over half-way through the year and would like to provide an update on how farmers are doing with their on-farm programs in 2018:
164 PEEP evaluations have been completed in 2018
o Average score: 76.33%
66 SC-SC Layer evaluations have been completed so far in 2018
o Alberta’s average score: 98.30%
o 51 Alberta farmers have scored a perfect 100% rating
85 Animal Care Program evaluations have been completed in 2018
o Alberta’s average score: 99.98%
o 83 facilities have received a rating of 100%
44 SC-SC Pullet evaluations have been completed in 2018
o Alberta’s average score: 99.51%
o 32 Alberta Pullet Growers have scored a perfect 100% rating
o 22 pullet growers have received accreditation or re-accrediation in the SC-SC Pullet program this year. Pullet growers in Alberta doing a fantastic job preparing for the mandatory requirement, effective January 1, 2019, that all egg farmers purchase pullets from a grower accredited in the SC-SC Pullet program.
Thank-you to farmers for your commitment and hard work each and every day to ensure that safe, quality eggs are produced humanely.