October 26, 2020 Newsletter
This is the 19th issue of our electronic news update.
BCCMB Updates and News
Live Prices for A-166
The live prices for Mainstream, Organic, Taiwanese and Silkie chicken for perioid A-166 have been posted on our website here.
Upcoming Deadlines for Period A-168 (February 14 – April 10, 2021)
CFC Sets Allocation Tuesday November 25, 2020
Deadline to submit quota transfer papers: Tuesday November 10, 2020
Deadline to submit allocation paperwork: Monday November 16, 2020 at NOON
We want your feedback!
BCCMB is conducting our annual survey of stakeholders from October 19 - November 9, 2020,

The BC Council of Marketing Boards (COMB) sent the first link on October 19 and a reminder on Oct. 26. If you haven't received the survey, please check your junk or spam folder for an email from invites@mailer.alchemer.com. If you did not receive it please contact Cheryl at the board office.

This survey helps us measure your satisfaction and respond to your expectations in terms of our services.

All participants who take the time to complete the survey by the deadline will be entered into a draw for a prize that has yet to be determined but is guaranteed to be
Grower - Only Webinar
Friday Oct. 30 9am - 11am

Thank you to all the growers who registered for the October 30 webinarabout keeping your farm safe and secure. There are still some space available so please RSVP. If you have not received the invitation please contact Cheryl.
BCCMB Holiday Office Hours:
Thursday, December 24 8:00 AM to noon
Friday, December 25 Closed –Merry Christmas
Monday, December 28 Closed- for Boxing Day
Tuesday, December 29 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Wednesday, December 30 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Thursday, December 31 8:00 AM to noon
Friday, January 1 Closed- Happy New Year!
Monday, January 4 Normal schedule resumes 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday
Broiler Quota Ads 

Looking to purchase 7000 birds (13,503 kgs live wt) of broiler quota. Please call Adam Renner 250-833-8640 or email adamrenner1913@gmail.com.

Looking to purchase 1000 to 8000 birds of broiler quota. Ty: 250-463-2527
Agriculture News
AgEx Speaker Spotlight
As farmers manage larger and more technologically complex operations, they will need to build their leadership skills to match.
Kelly Dobson, Head Performance Coach of the National Farm Leadership Program and LeaderShift Inc. will discuss the personal abilities required so strategic management best practices can be consistently utilized.

Learn more about the Agricultural Excellence virtual Conference December 8-10, 2020 here.
Chicken Farmers of Canada Resources
Chicken Farmers of Canada has put together information and resources specifically for farmers. The resources include articles and videos providing detail on management tips.

In the portal you will find information on AMU strategy, brooding, feed and water management, flock and environmental monitoring, and necrotic enteritis and coccidiosis.
Chicken Farmers of Canada (CFC) has developed a podcast series where conversations with farmers, veterinarians, researchers, and other industry representatives review the principles of antimicrobial stewardship. These conversations provide farmers with useful tips to start the conversation with their veterinarian and advisors about implementing management practices, strategies, or protocols on their farms to reduce antimicrobial use.
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