Chicken Farmers of Ontario

Chicken Farmers of Ontario provides leadership to a growing chicken industry in the province that boasts the largest chicken producer, processor and consumer base in the country. Ontario farmers grow more than 200 million chickens every year, producing over 460 million live kilograms annually, which is valued at more than $780 million before it leaves the farm. Representing over 1,000 successful, independent Ontario chicken farmers, Chicken Farmers of Ontario ensures Ontario consumers enjoy a reliable supply of premier quality Ontario chicken.

  • Sheik Halal Poultry Farms Joins Ontario Chicken Processing Sector under CFO New Entrant Processor Program - July 24, 2014 : click here 
  • July Commodity Outlook Report - July 23, 2014 : click here

July 31, 2014 - Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $2 million to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) to develop and update poultry codes and further advance best practices for the care and handling of other farm animals. Pictured here from left to right: Murray Opsteen, CFO Board Director, Keith Robbins, Executive Director Poultry Industry Council, Pierre Lemieux and Mark Beaven, Executive Director Canadian Animal Health Coalition.