CCIA has announced 3 newly-approved CCIA radio frequency identification (RFID) animal indicators for application to bovine in Canada: 1) Zee Tags® FDX-B RFID tag with a Hereford species-branded backing stud 2) Temple Tag® ComfortEar® FDX-B tag 3) Temple Tag® ComfortEar® HDX tag Read more in the below PDF: CCIA Announces Newly Approved Beef ID
Category: Station News
Please see below for both the 2018 MBTS Heifer Consignment Entry and Intent Forms, as well as the 2018 MBTS Heifer Sale Notice: 2018 Heifer Consignment Entry Form 2018 Heifer Consignment Intent Form 2018 Heifer Sale Notice
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 […]
The 2018 Elite Beef Expo will be August 24-26th at the Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition grounds; more details to follow.
“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
The first Atlantic Cow-Calf Survey has been extended to January 31, 2018! This survey is designed for cow-calf producers in NB, NL, NS and PEI. The survey is a series of production based questions about your 2017 calf crop. The questions are based on the cow-calf surveys completed previously in Western Canada and Ontario. The […]
Get your tickets today for the 2018 Maritime Beef Conference with featured speaker Dr. Temple Grandin; you don’t want to miss this!
“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 […]
“Pat and Larry Ward from Willow Pond Farm received the Environmental Farm Plan Stewardship Award at the NSFA AGM Banquet.” To read the full article, please click the below link: http://nsfa-fane.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/NV-NSFA-Dec2017-WEB150dpi.pdf
Below are flyers of two courses being offered at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus in Truro in the New Year. These are: (1) LeadAtlantic and (2) Meat Cutting. Please contact the Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture (NSFA) for more information. Ad_LeadAtlantic Ad_MeatCourses