Category: Station News

NSCP Dealer Meeting

The Nova Scotia Cattle Producers Dealer Meeting scheduled for February 1, 2018 will now take place at Atlantic Stockyards starting at 12pm. Please remember, you will be electing an eligible member to the NSCP Board of Directors at this meeting. Please ensure that your license renewal form, reporting and remittances have been submitted in advance […]

Traceability Update – Livestock Operators Encouraged to Apply For a Valid PID Now

“CFIA’s proposed animal identification and livestock traceability regulatory amendments may require all livestock operations to have a valid PID and use it to report animal movement data to the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database.” For more information, please click the following link to read the article in the Canadian Cattlemen Association: http://mailchi.mp/cattle/cca-action-news-ezouu7j6jl-248165#four

Out-Wintering Beef Cows

“During these harsh conditions, questions are raised about whether beef cattle should be housed in a barn. This is a logical question given that the predominant form of animal agriculture in our area is dairy and most dairy cows are housed in doors. However the beef cow is endowed with unique characteristics that allow her […]

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