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DESCRIPTION Energy costs that are related to the production of chicken. Examples are the costs of heating and cooling the chicken barn, the cost of electricity used to operate equipment, etc.
 
There are 3 categories of energy identified by the Farmer Survey - electricity, propane and natural gas, and other fuel 
Measurement Methodology Farmer Survey (adjusted to exclude non- chicken uses) 
Updating Frequency Annually updated in the first full quota period in a calendar year 
Updating Methodology Updated using the following Statistics Canada indexes (based on year over year changes for the latest 12 months of available data):

1.   v41691961 – Consumer Price Index, 2011 basket; Ontario; Electricity
2.   v41691963 – Consumer Price Index, 2011 basket; Ontario; Natural gas
3.   v41691964 – Consumer Price Index, 2011 basket; Ontario; Fuel oil and other fuels