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Egg Quality Assurance Program Launches this February!

February 8, 2019

The EQA is a new program being launched across Canada this February and will help to highlight the strict requirements Canadian egg farmers are already meeting! EQA certified eggs come from farmers that are passing the SC-SC food safety and Animal Care Programs. When Canadians see the EQA mark onMore

December 31st Deadline for Specialty Production Coverage

December 19, 2018

All farmers with specialty production including free run, free range and organic, can opt-in for specialty production coverage through CEIRA until December 31, 2018. All farms with specialty production should have received an invoice directly from CEIRA for their supplemental premium. If the supplemental premium is paid to CEIRA byMore

Starting January 1, 2019 Purchasing Pullets from an Accredited Grower is Mandatory

November 9, 2018

When you order your pullets, be sure to ask if your grower is accredited in the SC-SC Pullet program and has had an assessment in the past 12 months. As of January 1, 2019, it is mandatory for all egg farmers to source their pullets from an accredited grower –More

Check your Cooler Temperatures  

October 12, 2018

As of August 15, 2018 critical control elements were introduced to the SC-SC Layer program. Since this date, we have seen a sharp increase in the number of Corrective Actions Requests (CARs) issued for cooler temperature being maintained between 10°C to 13°C. We would like to ask all of ourMore