Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations

Version of the schedule from 2013-09-05 to 2015-10-15:


SCHEDULE 2(Paragraphs 5(3)(d) and (e), subparagraph 5(3)(i.01)(vii) and paragraph 8(3)(b))

  • 1 The following coefficients apply to the calculation of the live weight equivalent of chicken marketed:

    ItemColumn 1Column 2
    Product CategoryFull Live Weight Coefficient (%)
    1Live birds100
    2Whole eviscerated birds without giblets150
    3Leg quarters125
    4Whole wings (3 joints)150
    5Bone-in breasts200
    6Boneless breasts400
    7Drums/thighs125
    8Boneless dark meat200
    9Split wings (2 joints)175
  • 2 The chicken meat component that is derived from mechanically separated meat and the meat that is processed by advanced meat recovery systems do not qualify in the calculation of the live weight equivalent in section 1 of this Schedule.

  • 3 The chicken or its live weight equivalent must be marketed in interprovincial or export trade to any buyers and for any end-uses, except that if the chicken or its live weight equivalent that is in product category 3, 7 or 8 is marketed in interprovincial trade, it must be marketed to persons each of whom has been issued a Market Development Policy Volume Confirmation letter by the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade for one or more end-uses specified in those letters.

  • SOR/2007-249, s. 8
  • SOR/2011-244, s. 7(F)
  • SOR/2013-155, s. 2
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