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

Science in the Pub - In Person Event - Jan 24, 2022

November 29, 2021 — Emerging Disease and Vaccines   January 24th, 2022 Bar Mason - Delta Hotel, 50 Stone Rd W, Guelph, Ontario   We gather together once again! Doors open at 5 pm and...

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PIC re-elects 3 returning members to its Board of Directors.

October 29, 2021 — At its virtual October 28, 2021, annual general meeting, Poultry Industry Council re-elected three returning members to its Board of Directors. Long-standing board member Ed Verkley of Verkley Enterprises was...

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2022 Membership / Sponsorship Campaign Now Open

October 20, 2021 — This past year Poultry Industry Council (PIC) and the poultry industry faced an unprecedented situation that continues to affect us all, causing us to retool and rethink how we do...

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