Industry News

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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National Sheep Network Update

September 22, 2017

In November 2016, the National Sheep Network (NSN) was formed. Currently comprised of three provincial sheep organizations, the Alberta Lamb Producers (ALP), the Ontario Sheep Marketing Agency (OSMA) and Les Eleveurs d’ovins du Quebec (LEOQ), the NSN has been designed to be a resource-effective way to advocate for the Canadian sheep industry.

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Pink Ketchum Kurl-Lock tag to be revoked from CSIP by end of October

September 15, 2017

Canadian sheep farmers and ranchers should expect the pink metal Ketchum Kurl-Lock #3 tag to be revoked from the Canadian Sheep Identification Program (CSIP) at the end of October 2017.

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AgGrowth Coalition Poised for Next Steps in BRM Review

September 7, 2017

In response to the Federal Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agricultural Ministers’ commitment to a comprehensive review of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs over the coming year, several agricultural organizations have formalized their structure and plans as the AgGrowth Coalition.

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