Environmental performance of Canadian chicken

From 1976 to 2016, the carbon footprint of Canadian chicken was reduced by 37% due to major productivity gains and improvements in the feed to gain ratio (the efficiency of converting feed to muscle).

Life Cycle Assessment

A life cycle assessment was recently completed to benchmark and assess the environmental and social performance of Canadian chicken. This is an internationally recognized approach to evaluate the impacts associated with all of the stages of a product’s life – in this case chicken.
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Life Cycle Assessment - key results

Check out these infographics which highlight other key results from the environmental and social life cycle assessment the Canadian chicken industry.
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Chicken farming in Canada - sustainable, responsible