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Egg Price Change

February 8, 2017

Effective January 29, 2017: CANADA GRADE EGG SIZE CURRENT PRICE (29-Jan-17) PREVIOUS PRICE (14-Aug-16)  A Extra Large $2.130 $2.080 A Large $2.130 $2.080 A Medium $1.900 $1.850 A Small $1.530 $1.480 A Nest Run $2.006 $1.959 A Pee Wee $0.270 $0.270 B – $0.750 $0.750 C – $0.150 $0.150 FromMore

NEP Update

February 8, 2017

EFA initiated a review of the New Entrant Program (NEP) in December 2015.  The review was conducted to help ensure continuous improvement, and to address key issues or concerns with the program.  The NEP review involved input from a broad range of stakeholders, including past applicants, new entrants, registered producers,More

PEEP Update

February 8, 2017

Alberta egg farmers were provided an update about the Producer Environmental Egg Program (PEEP) at the EFA Regional Meetings in January.  In 2017, there will only be one change to PEEP.  Question #3.3, related to manure management, has been adjusted to reflect the fact that if farmers have a manureMore

Security Tip

February 8, 2017

There have been recent reports of suspicious people trying to gain access to poultry farms in western Canada.  A gentleman in his mid-thirties tried to gain access to a broiler barn in Saskatchewan in January 2017, by indicating that he was a building inspector; he even had a name badgeMore