Chicken Facts and Figures

There are about 2,800 chicken farms in Canada about 1,100 of them are in Ontario.

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.

To learn more about chicken farming, visit the websites of:
Chicken Farmers of Ontario www.cfo.on.ca
Chicken Farmers of Canada www.chicken.ca