Welcome to the Poultry Industry Council

The Poultry Industry Council (PIC) is a registered charity that delivers poultry extension services, event coordination, and project and program management while supporting research capacity for the betterment of the Ontario industry, based in Guelph, Ontario.

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PIC gratefully acknowledges the support of Ontario's 4 Marketing Boards:
Chicken Farmers of Ontario, Egg Farmers of Ontario, Ontario Broiler Hatching Egg & Chick Commission and Turkey Farmers of Ontario.



PIC is committed to managing education, extension opportunities and events for Ontario’s poultry sector. Please note that due to Covid-19 many of PIC’s planned in-person educational events for the first half of 2021 have now been moved to a webinar platform.

A full list and description of all PIC's certification/educational programs and events here.

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Our Members

The Poultry Industry Council (PIC) offers membership to organizations, companies, individuals and farm businesses who all have a vested interest in the success of the poultry industry.

Membership is a great way to have your voice heard, and be part of an organization that unites and provides a forum for the poultry industry. Membership allows you to be among those who facilitate and drive positive change within the poultry sector.

Explore our members page.



Ensuring we are responsive to the industry’s true needs regarding continuous on-farm improvements and innovation activation is a key factor to PIC’s success, and will continue to be a top priority going forward. Our resources are developed in collaboration with allied industry partners to ensure Ontario producers have access to the most relevant, trusted information.

A list of  resources that are currently available from PIC can be found here.


The Poultry Industry Council team's committed to maintaining a conscious effort to support social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19.


Until further notice, PIC’s office has temporarily closed and all employees are currently working from home. Our team continues its efforts to provide timely and reliable information to the industry through various platforms.

If there are resources, information, or assistance you need; please reach out to us at 519-837-0284 or PIC@poultryindustrycouncil.ca

Explore our resources regarding COVID-19.


PIC's Monthly E-Newsletters and Event E-Invites

Latest News

Raising Back Yard Chickens March 26th open for Registration

January 13, 2022 — Registration is now open for PIC's Raising Backyard Chickens Webinar. The session will be held on Saturday, March 26th from 10:00 am to 1:30 and will cost participants $35.00.  All attendees...

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February Producer Updates Pivot to Virtual Platform

January 11, 2022 — In response to the uncertainty of government protocols and regulations, and in the interest of public health and safety, PIC has pivoted our February 9th and 23rd Producer Updates to virtual webinars.  Both...

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Science in the Pub - Cancelled

January 5, 2022 — Science in the Pub - Emerging Disease and Vaccines -  January 24th Cancelled   Thank you so much for your interest in PIC’s Science in the Pub that was scheduled...

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