NEWS & INDUSTRY INFORMATION
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March 1 2017 CSF Introduces new CVS Program
May 26 2016 - The Green Gold reports are now available for Eastern, Central, and Western/Interlake. Green Gold Reports
May 4 2016 -Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd receives approval for Metacam® 20* for the alleviation of pain and inflammation in sheep: Read More
April 15, 2016 CCWG Announces price decrease for Shearwell CSIP ASET Tags
February 1 2016 Small Ruminant Import Policy Change
Effective April 1, 2014, anaplasmosis will be removed from the list of federally reportable diseases and placed on the list of immediately notifiable diseases.
2014 - March 5, 2014 -A new farming venture, Canada Sheep and Lamb Farms is launched.
January 10 2014- Bayer HealthCare Announces Baycox® 5% (toltrazuril) Oral Suspension Approved for Sheep in Canada
May 24 2013 Changes to Scrapie Flock Certification Program
May 14 2013 - The Canadian Lamb Producers Cooperative has finally received the long awaited Exemption Agreement to sell membership and investment shares to lamb producers across Canada. Read more.
February 12 2013 -New Food Safe Farm Practices Online Training Modules Launched
Guelph, Ontario – The Canadian Sheep Federation is proud to announce the release of new online training modules for the Canadian Sheep and Lamb Food Safe Farm Practices Program. Click here to read more
January 2013 FREE Problem Predator Program is Announced. Read more.
January 2013- How to import sheep from the U.S. - Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Requirements for Importing Small Ruminants from the U.S. Click here.
October 2012 -MASC includes sheep under Stocker Loan Program. MSA is pleased to advise that after our consultation with the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC) they have adjusted their programming so sheep producers can now apply to purchase feeder lambs or for a cash advance on their own lambs under the MASC Stocker Loan program.
For more information on these loans, please contact your local MASC lending representative, or visit the website at masc.mb.ca
August 13 2012 - Guelph, Ontario - News of a federal government investment of up to $86,000 for the sheep industry's On-Farm Food Safety Program was applauded today by Andrew Gordanier, Chairman of the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF). Read
June 6 2012 - Increase in compensation for non registered sheep. Increase in amount payable for compensation for non registered sheep; $300 to $825. Read more.