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Registration for the Adopt a Chicken Program 2024 is closed!

You can sign up for a notification for next years program HERE.

Full Adoption-$200

(Click here to go to purchase @ U of A Marketplace page)

Includes:

  • 20 dozen eggs available from January to September. One dozen at a time.
  • Free registration for U of A Small Flock Course-Value $50
  • Receive bi-monthly newsletters (includes recipes, information about agriculture and poultry, and links to poultry related events)

Mini Adoption-$120

(Click here to purchase @ U of A Marketplace page)

Includes:

  • 10 dozen eggs available from January to September. One dozen at a time.
  • Receive bi-monthly newsletters (includes recipes, information about agriculture and poultry, and links to poultry related events)

Donation Program

You can still support the program by visiting our donation page and choosing a category to support. You can Adopt-A-Rooster or choose to fund program staples such as egg cartons, feed, shavings, vaccines, bio-security supplies and even a new nest! When you make a donation, you will be added to our supporter list and receive bi-monthly newsletters, participate in supporter events and enjoy all the perks except the eggs. Most importantly, your financial contribution helps preserve the genetics of our rare heritage birds and keeps our program alive and well. Thank you!

Join our Notification List to learn when the Heritage Egg Program opens up again next year.

  1. Registration opens in late November.
  2. Register and pay for the egg program.
  3. If it becomes full, you may join our Notification mailing list.
  4. The cost is a one-time payment of $200 or $120 + GST.
  5. The program begins in January and ends in September. Eggs can be picked up at Alberta Chicken Producers Poultry Technology Centre (ACPPTC)  located at 6003 118st NW, South Campus, University of Alberta.

 

HCP Adopt a Chicken Calendar 2024 Pick-Up Schedule 

Thursday 12 – 5 pm and Saturday 9 am – 12 pm on scheduled days

Click Here for the Printer Friendly Version 

Donation Program

You can still support the program by visiting our donation page and choosing a category to support. You can Adopt-A-Rooster or choose to fund program staples such as egg cartons, feed, shavings, vaccines, bio-security supplies and even a new nest! When you make a donation, you will be added to our supporter list and receive bi-monthly newsletters, participate in supporter events and enjoy all the perks except the eggs. Most importantly, your financial contribution helps preserve the genetics of our rare heritage birds and keeps our program alive and well. Thank you!

Join our Notification List to learn when the Heritage Egg Program opens up again next year.

  1. Registration opens in late November.
  2. Register and pay for the egg program.
  3. If it becomes full, you may join our Notification mailing list.
  4. The cost is a one-time payment of $200 or $120 + GST.
  5. The program begins in January and ends in September. Eggs can be picked up at Alberta Chicken Producers Poultry Technology Centre (ACPPTC)  located at 6003 118st NW, South Campus, University of Alberta.

 

Thursday 12 – 5 pm and Saturday 9 am – 12 pm on scheduled days


Giving this as a gift? Download the Adoption Certificate for your selected breed to place under the tree!

Rhode Island Red

Barred Plymouth Rock

Light Sussex

New Hampshire

Random Breed 1978

Dark Brown Leghorn

(use Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit this certificate)

Once the certificate opens, click on the banner to put in your chicken name/breed and use the space below for the chicken adopter.

Location for egg pick up

Calendar Pickup Dates & Times

Thursday pickups


Egg Pickup- #15

Thursday, July 25, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #16

Thursday, August 08, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #17

Thursday, August 22, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #18

Thursday, September 05, 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.

Saturday pickups


Egg Pickup- #15

Saturday, July 27, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #16

Saturday, August 10, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #17

Saturday, August 24, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.


Egg Pickup- #18

Saturday, September 07, 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Egg Pickup Date.