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Livestock Traceability Initiative

Ottawa, Ontario, January 19th 2011 - The Government of Canada is investing in a national traceability system for livestock which will provide more market opportunities and strengthen the industry for the long term. The Livestock Auction Traceability Initiative (LATI)...

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New Equine Health Record Requirements

Changes are coming that may affect the market value of certain equine animals. Effective January 31, 2010, owners of horses, donkeys, zebras and crosses, referred to as equine, should be prepared to record all vaccines and medications given (administered or fed) to...

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Equine Q&A

Q1 Why should I fill out an EID? All equine which may be used for food must be presented with a completed and acceptable Equine Information Document (EID) at the time of slaughter starting July 31, 2010. In the event that the animal becomes unwanted, if the owner...

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LMAC Position on Livestock Traceability

Whereas, the LMAC supports the principle of animal traceability for the benefit of animal health and world trade and Whereas, LMAC member Markets are the single largest source of the co-mingling, movement and marketing of cattle in Canada, and Whereas livestock...

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