Airdrie, Alta, July 20 2016 – Effective October 20, 2016 the Alberta Lamb Producers (ALP) will not be a member of the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF).
July 18, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – The US Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) publishes proposed rule changes for the importation of sheep, goats, and certain other ruminants into the US from Canada.
Growing Forward 2 (GF2) is the current federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) agricultural policy framework and will be in place until 2018. Now at the midway point of GF2, FPT governments are working in partnership to develop the next framework and are seeking feedback to better understand where GF2 is working well, and where challenges could be addressed.
Canada and Mexico have finalized a bilateral export certificate for the trade of small ruminants.
Boehringer Ingelheim (Canada) Ltd. receives approval for Metacam®20* for the alleviation of pain and inflammation in sheep
Burlington, Ontario, May 2, 2016 – Boehringer Ingelheim’s Metacam® 20 has obtained approval in Canada for use in the alleviation of pain and inflammation in sheep. This is the first approval for Metacam® 20 in sheep worldwide.