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Learn More About Chick Cost

DESCRIPTION Chick cost associated with producing 1 kilogram of chicken
Measurement Methodology Farmer Survey for chick conversion ratio and industry data for chick price
Updating Frequency Every quota period
Updating Methodology Updated using chick prices as determined and reported by the Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg and Chick Commission that apply to a quota period 
 
The chick price used is adjusted to reflect the 2% of free chicks that farmers receive from hatcheries 
 
The adjusted chick price is multiplied by the chick conversion ratio