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British Columbians have a lot of questions about where their chicken comes from and how they are raised. Chicken Squad Intelligence is here to provide answers. Check out these pages with more in-depth information about how to decipher chicken labels, what animal care standards look like and how antibiotics are used on farms.

READING CHICKEN LABELS

Free-run vs. free range? Grain-fed vs. vegetarian? Discover the meaning of buzzwords and labels you’ll find in the grocery store. It turns out there are a lot of different options when it comes to the type of chicken you buy. READ MORE


ANIMAL CARE STANDARDS

A chicken farmer’s main goal is to keep his chickens comfortable and healthy because that’s the best way to deliver a nutritious, tasty product.  Strict guidelines in Canada for the care and handling of poultry are enforced by a team of dedicated inspectors ensuring that the chicken we eat is raised according to the highest standards.  READ MORE


ANTIBIOTICS IN CHICKEN

The Canadian poultry industry is committed to controlling, monitoring and reducing antibiotic use to preserve effective bacterial treatment options. READ MORE