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MBTS 47th Annual Breeding Stock Sale

Reminder that this year’s sale will be an ONLINE AUCTION only!
Please visit the Live Auctions or MBTS websites for additional info!
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COVID-19 NSCP Update

Here at the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers we are following the COVID-19 situation very closely and following all public health recommendations related to meetings and other gatherings.  As of now, we are currently working to sort out cancelling or rescheduling all planned workshops and meetings up until April 3, 2020, where possible we will be holding meetings via electronic means such as conference call or video conference.  We will update you as we determine alternative arrangements for these events.  To help protect yourself and other, please visit https://novascotia.ca/coronavirus.

In an effort to continue to provide service to our members and clients, we will continue to maintain regular office hours until further notice.  However, we do ask that you only visit the office if required.

If we are required to close the office for public health reasons, we can assure that we have the ability to work remotely and will do our best to maintain our high level of service.

We are working very closely with our related organizations at ACMA as well as the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic in the Province, region and nationally.

In the meantime, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.

We thank you for your patience during this time.

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Move to Early Sales May Force Producers to Recheck Bulls

The Western Producer
Roy Lewis, DVM
February 20, 2020

“Purebred bull sales in all breeds appear to be getting earlier and earlier, some even happening in December.

This is months before many cattle producers are going to use them in their breeding programs. It sometimes creates difficulty for veterinarians to get the bulls’ semen evaluated ahead of time.

Sellers and buyers of these bulls may need to take this into account when getting them ready for breeding season, or to be delivered.

For some breeders who have moved their sales earlier, we must consider how old the bulls are when tested and the climatic conditions around the time the breeding evaluation was performed.”

To read the full Western Producer article, please click here

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NSCP Annual Meeting

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Producer Transportation Regulation Workshops

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Steve Kenyon Recorded Presentation

To view the recorded Steve Kenyon, Greener Pastures Ranching, February 8, 2020 presentation, click here!

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Disaster Financial Assistance for Small Businesses: Hurricane Dorian

Disaster Financial Assistance is now available for individuals, small businesses & non-profits, to help with uninsurable losses from Hurricane Dorian and to return to pre-disaster conditions.
 
Full details available at:
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Atlantic Stockyards Ltd. Winter and Spring 2020 Feeder Sale Dates

Atlantic Stockyards Ltd. Winter & Spring Dates 2020

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Nomination Form for YCC

Would you like to be the next Maritime Representative for the Young Cattlemen’s Council (YCC)?

Click here for the nomination form!

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Maritime Dairy-Beef Production Club Meeting

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