Industry News

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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Ontario pasture award winner named

October 27, 2017

Wand Family Livestock Farm from the Parry Sound area is the recipient of the 2017 Ontario Sheep Pasture Award.

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Ontario Sheep Farmers announce new EweGROW program

October 26, 2017

The Ontario Sheep Farmers have launched their new program, called EweGROW, today at their annual convention. EweGROW is designed to increase the availability and quality of Ontario lamb to meet increasing consumer demand for product.

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Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency reveals new association name and brand

October 26, 2017

The Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (OSMA) has announced that the association has a new name and brand and will now be Ontario Sheep Farmers.

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