Overview CFNL is a not-for-profit organization, which was established in 1980 by the Newfoundland and Labrador Chicken Marketing Scheme under the Natural Products Marketing Act, 1973. The purpose and intent of CFNL is to provide for the effective promotion, control and regulation of the production and marketing of chicken within the province, including the prohibition of production or marketing of chicken.


The board administers the regulation and marketing of chicken as provided for in the Act and the Scheme under the laws of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. The board operates under a risk management system commonly known as supply management. The board is comprised of five directors appointed by the Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources as per the Newfoundland and Labrador Chicken Marketing Scheme. CFNL is supported by one permanent employee and the office is located in the Avalon region.


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Our Vision

Our Vision

The vision of the CFNL is of a chicken industry which is stable, prosperous and robust and provides a safe, secure supply of chicken to the people of Newfoundland and Labrador for the long term.


Our Board

Our Board

Chair - Ms. Theresa Heffernan
Vice-Chairperson – Mrs. Carol Anne Walsh
Director – Mr. Davis Noel
Director – Mrs. Ruth Noseworthy
Manager – Mr. Ron Walsh

Annual Reports

Annual Reports by Year

Annual Report 2022

Annual Report 2021

Annual Report 2020


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Contact Us

Chicken Farmers of Newfoundland and Labrador
P.O. Box 8098
St. John\\\\\'s, NL
A1B 3M9