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Christina Robinson demonstrates biosecurity to industry newcomers as part of the Egg Farmers of Alberta New Entrant Program.

Free quota allows producers to break into the egg industry

With the cost of quota north of $300 per bird, the New Entrant Program 
offers producers a way to beat the biggest barrier to egg production

Richard Molenaar wouldn’t have even considered becoming an egg farmer without free quota. “If we weren’t accepted for the New Entrant Program, we wouldn’t be doing it. I know that for a fact,” said Molenaar, who farms near Grande Prairie with wife Mandy and his parents. “Unless you’re born into an egg farm, you’re probably […] Read more

Program offers free egg quota

The Egg Farmers of Alberta is now accepting applications under the New Entrant Program, which offers quota at no cost. Quota will be issued in lots of up to 1,500 birds. If there are more qualified candidates than available lots, a draw will be held. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents, reside in Alberta, […] Read more