Number of Hens30,000 - 40,000
Maple Leaf Farms Ltd. is a second generation farm started in 1980 by Pete & Mary and now run by their daughters. It started as a layer farm with turkeys added in 1981. In 2015 the first free run barn was added with the second following in 2019. It is situated on 100 acres in Matsqui and in addition to the poultry operation we graze 35 head of cattle on the property.
Q & A
How many generations has your family been egg farming?
Which family members work on your farm?
I work on the farm with my spouse and my siblings.
How long have you been farming?
I've been farming for over 50 years.
Do you raise any other livestock or crops on your farm?
We also graze cattle on our farm.
What would you like consumers to know about egg farmers/egg farming?
We care about our animals and their health so that we can produce a quality product for the consumer.
Who is your feed provider?
Who is your chick provider?
Hy-line North America
What brand are your eggs sold under?
Salmonella Enteritidis Test i