The Canadian Beef Check-Off Agency recently held a live Check-Off Town Hall webinar, that was open to all stakeholders and available publically online. The Town Hall included updates from Canada Beef, BCRC and PSE, hosted by Chair, Chad Ross. If you were unable to attend the live webinar, the YouTube recording can be viewed here. The video is timecoded in the description, so you are […]
Health Canada has issued a Public Advisory concerning the use of veterinary ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19. Health Canada is advising Canadians against the unauthorized use of either the veterinary or human drug versions of Ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19. There is no evidence that ivermectin in either formulation is safe or effective when used for those purposes. The human version of ivermectin […]
Congratulations to NSCP Board Member Dean and Catherine Manning, of Manning Family Farm, for being named the 2021 national Environmental Stewardship Award (TESA) recipient at the September 1st presentation of the virtual Canadian Beef Industry Conference. Dean and Catherine had previously been presented this award regionally. See more about the Manning Family Farm here Additional information is included within the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association News Release. […]
Dean and Catherine Manning, Manning Family Farm, NS, were featured within a Verified Beef Production Plus (VBP+) Producer Profile, where they describe their operation, and how being VBP+ certified has affected their business, outlining the certification process. Manning Family Farm – VBP+ Producer Profile
The Canadian Livestock Transport e-Campus is now offering a “Working Through the New Transportation Regulations” complimentary online course and support resource, developed for those with roles and responsibilities in the transportation of dairy calves and cull cattle. Additional information can be found on their website.
Cedric MacLeod, Opportunities Coordinator for the New Brunswick Cattle Producers, said it would be more efficient to ship cattle east than to ship hay west. The CBC article can be found here.
In Fall 2019/Winter 2020 the Nova Scotia Cattle Producers conducted a Vaccination Screening project at the Atlantic Stockyards Ltd., with the assistance of Fundy Vets Ltd. This project illustrated that there was a need for preconditioning services, including tagging, vaccination, dehorning, castration and age verification, in the province. The objective of offering these cattle preconditioning services is to improve cattle herd health in Nova Scotia […]
We are hiring an On-Farm Preconditioning Services Technician, for part-time contract services on an as-needed basis. NSCP On-Farm Preconditioning Technician Job Posting Closing date: July 8, 2021
The Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (CRSB) is hosting an interactive workshop on June 16th, as part of a review of the Certified Sustainable Beef Framework. We would love to have some good feedback from not only producer groups, but also individual beef producers. The registration deadline is June 8th. Note that space is limited. Please register here. CRSB Workshop – Certified Sustainable Beef Framework