The purchase and sale of poultry and products in British Columbia is legislated by the Agricultural Produce Grading Act and regulated by the Hatchery Regulation, Live Dressed and Eviscerated Poultry Regulation and Shell Egg Grading Regulation.

Poultry Licencing

Completed application forms should be submitted to the Animal Health Centre.

Application for a Licence to Purchase:

Poultry Production

Small flocks are common on acreages across British Columbia.  British Columbia has produced a comprehensive manual to guide small-flock owners in managing their birds.

B.C. Poultry Biosecurity Program

Consistent biosecurity measures minimize the likelihood of poultry diseases from being transferred from and to other egg farms. British Columbia has mandatory biosecurity standards for the entire poultry industry.