Delmarva Chicken Association is the 1,600-member trade association working for the common good of the meat chicken industry in Delaware, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, and Virginia's Eastern Shore.
Our mission: To be the Delmarva chicken industry's voice as the premier membership association focusing on advocacy, education and member relations.
Our vision: To be the most-respected chicken organization in the United States.
The Delmarva Chicken Festival, a long-running and beloved public event from 1948 to 2014, will return in 2023 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the first dedicated broiler chicken farm on Delmarva. The festival will take place October 7, 2023 from 1-7 p.m. at Arthur... Read More
The Delmarva chicken community raised 596 million chickens, produced 4.4 billion pounds of shelf- and table-ready chicken and generated a record $5 billion in wholesale value in 2022. These insights into the chicken industry's important role in Delmarva's economy come... Read More