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No quota or registration is required for Backyard Flock Producers as long as the number of hens does not exceed 99. For information on selling ungraded eggs, click here.
To become a Small Lot Producer, simply register through the Small Lot Program. Small Lot Producers do not require quota.
To become a registered producer, you must be issued quota from the BC Egg Marketing Board. There are three ways to obtain quota, and become a Registered Producer:
BC Egg has launched the 2021 New Producer Program. The program will provide the opportunity for two new producers to receive allocations of up to 3,000 units of layer quota. Participation for the 2021 New Producer Program draw will be restricted to those applicants who are current, active Small Lot Permit Holders from any region in BC excluding the Lower Mainland.
A comprehensive application assessment process has been established to ensure fairness to all applicants. Qualifying applications will be recommended to the Board for entry into a random draw. The full application assessment process is available in the 2021 New Producer Program Policy and Procedures document and Part IV of the British Columbia Egg Marketing Board Consolidated Order.
The program application form can be downloaded here.
2018 NPP Results
Congratulations to the winners of the BCEMB 2018 Creston Valley Area of South, Central, and East Kootenays New Producer Program, the winners are:
The NPP process was intended to be conducted by a random draw from the pool of eligible applicants to determine two (2) new entrants in the Creston Region; because only two families qualified for this draw, no random draw was required because each family was only eligible to receive one allotment of NPP quota.
2016 NPP Results
2015 NPP Results