Industry News

Livestock Identification and Traceability Program Update #2

April 20, 2018

This second edition aims to provide an overview of progress on proposed amendments to Part XV of the federal Health of Animals Regulations that pertains to livestock identification and traceability.

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What's new for AgriStability and AgriInvest

April 3, 2018

An update on changes to the AgriStability and AgriInvest programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

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Leadership and collaboration equals action on phosphorus for Lake Erie

February 22, 2018

Grow Ontario Together (GOT), a collaboration of Ontario agriculture organizations, welcomes the release of the Canada-Ontario Action Plan for Lake Erie.

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List of sheep products requiring a veterinary prescription as of December 1, 2018

February 21, 2018

Sheep products containing antimicrobials that will require a veterinary prescription in Canada as of December 1, 2018.

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STARTEC A New Concept in Controlling Internal Sheep Parasites Now Available from Zoetis Canada

January 22, 2018

Zoetis announced today the availability of STARTECT, a dual active oral anthelmintic solution for sheep.

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AgGrowth Coalition welcomes External Advisory Panel role

January 8, 2018

Canada's AgGrowth Coalition welcomes the announcement of the formation of an External Advisory Panel to advise the ongoing FPT BRM review. As part of the Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers' commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM), an external panel was announced in late December.

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Pink Ketchum Kurl-Lock tag revoked from CSIP effective immediately

November 23, 2017

Earlier today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency officially revoked the Ketchum Kurl-Lock #3 tag (OVI-07-01) with published updates to the list of animal indicators approved under the Livestock Identification and Traceability (TRACE) program.

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Ontario Sheep Farmers awarded 2017 GenOvis performance awards

October 31, 2017

The winners of the annual GenOvis performance awards were recognized at the Ontario Lamb Banquet last week, hosted by Ontario Sheep Farmers.

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Officers elected for the Ontario Sheep Farmers

October 30, 2017

The Ontario Sheep Farmers elected its officers for 2017/2018 at its annual general meeting, recently held in Alliston

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Sandi Brock is Ontario Sheep’s 2017 Outstanding Shepherd Award winner

October 27, 2017

Ontario Sheep farmer Sandi Brock is the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Shepherd Award in recognition of her leadership and contributions to the Ontario Sheep industry.

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