Category Archives: Industry News & Events

Marketing Canadian Beef to The World: An Update on Trade

Earlier this week, China agreed to expand access for Canadian beef, committing to establishing the documentation requirements and fully implementing the 2016 bone-in beef agreement. The country also agreed to establish a pilot project to allow chilled beef and pork imports … Continue reading

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Update to Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Veal Cattle

“An updated code of practice for veal calves has been released by the Canadian Veal Association and the National Farm Animal Care Council. First developed in 1998, it is the 11th code to be updated through the council’s consensus-based approach … Continue reading

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Revoked Animal Indicators

Identification and movement recording and reporting requirements for animals are covered under Part XV of the Health of Animals Regulations. The approval of animal indicators is guided by the Animal Indicator Approval and Revocation Framework available upon request at: trace@inspection.gc.ca.  The Canadian … Continue reading

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Atlantic Cow-Calf Survey

The first Atlantic Cow-Calf Survey has been officially launched! This survey is deigned for cow-calf producers in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The survey is a series of production based questions about your 2017 … Continue reading

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Premises ID helped reduce livestock death toll during B.C. wildfires

B.C. struggled to get ranches registered but producers now realize how valuable 
traceability is, says cattlemen’s association If you want to know the true value of the premises identification system, look no further than our neighbours to the west. “Up … Continue reading

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Maternal Breed Sale

Today’s market demands easy fleshing females that have udder capacity and milk flow to raise thick, well muscled, growthy calf.  You’ll find that female at the: Maternal Breed Sale which includes the Atlantic Bonus Sale, Angus in Action Sale, Autumn … Continue reading

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Save the Date- 2018 Maritime Beef Conference

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Maternal Breed Sale October 21st at Nappan

Today’s market demands easy fleshing females that have udder capacity and milk flow to raise thick, well muscled, growthy calf.  You’ll find that female at the: Maternal Breed Sale which includes the Atlantic Bonus Sale, Angus in Action Sale, Autumn … Continue reading

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VBP+ Workshops Scheduled

Why VBP+?  The VBP+ program is a nationally recognized program for beef producing operations  Provides recognition for good on-farm practises that are followed by producers everyday  Recognized by consumers and retailers  Eligible for Certified Island Beef … Continue reading

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NS Young Farmer Meeting and Social

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