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Strong growth continues with national allocations of +7.0% and 5.0% for A-147 and A-148

BURLINGTON, ON - August 21, 2017 - National allocations for A-147 (Nov 26 – Jan 20) and A-148 (Jan 21 – Mar 17) were set at +7.0% and +5.0% relative to adjusted bases at the Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) meeting on August 15, 2017 in Vancouver, British Columbia.
 
As in prior quota periods, Chicken Farmers of Ontario’s (CFO) recommendation was framed on a public policy of 'balanced best interest' and based on an analysis of the market and an assessment of the demand and supply opportunities as well as potential risks to the market.
 
The Canadian chicken market is responding to shifting sources of supply and finding a new equilibrium. The sharp reduction in ‘fowl’ imports experienced over the past year has created an increased demand which is now being filled by domestic chicken.

The volumes, in eviscerated kilograms, for Ontario and Canada as calculated by the allocation formula are: 

                        Ontario         Growth                       Canada           Growth
A-147              60,695,651    7.9%                           178,005,367     7.0% 
A-148              61,200,275    5.7%                           180,197,984     5.0%


Ontario anticipates volume allocations for A-149 and A-150 will be set at the November 22, 2017 Board meeting.