There are about 2,800 chicken farms in Canada
The average Canadian ate 30 kg of chicken in 2005.
In Canada, the chicken industry (both production and processing) created 49,700 jobs; the chicken production sector alone (farms) contributed 30,500 jobs.
The chicken industry (both production and processing) contributes close to $9.5 billion to the Canadian economy each year. The chicken production sector alone contributes with more than $3.4 billion.