Poultry and Egg On-Farm Investment Program: Step 2. Who is eligible

Step 2. Who is eligible

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada works with the national and provincial organizations who represent the poultry and egg sectors to establish and confirm eligible producers.

To be eligible, applicants must:

  • be an individual and/or legal entity capable of entering into legally binding agreements/contracts
  • have held quota/shares of provincial production on January 1, 2021
  • be one of the following types:
    • Poultry and/or egg producers holding quota
    • Poultry and/or egg producers licensed, or equivalent, by a provincial marketing agency
    • Atlantic Canada Hatching Egg Producers
    • Poultry and/or egg producers under new entrant programs with loaned quota and/or whole-farm leases with loaned quota at the time of the calculation

Poultry and egg producers not identified above, and educational and/or academic institutions holding quota are ineligible.

The term 'poultry and/or egg producers' includes Canadian:

  • chicken producers
  • turkey producers
  • turkey breeders
  • egg producers
  • broiler hatching egg producers