Livestock Traceability – Please take a moment to check out the following material and links for the livestock traceability program, information and resources. While this is a voluntary program at the moment it will become mandatory in the future.
Goat Association News
Saskatchewan Premises Identification Program to be required as of January 1st 2017, in order to participate in programs administered by the Ministry of Agriculture. Click to read.
Malmstrom Air Force Base testing goats: - Herein an interesting example of Ray Holes' custom grazing company in action and saving USAF weed control $$. Click here to read article.
Premise ID - Saskatchewan Provincial Premise ID System is a supporting component of the National Livestock Traceability Initiative. Used to support different agencies involved in managing animal disease outbreak and natural disaster emergency response, there are no costs for producers. Please see the Saskatchewan Government website for information and registration Premise ID or email email@example.com
Agricultural Knowledge Centre – This is a general knowledge resource for any agricultural producer in Saskatchewan. You can call to inquire about the goat industry and receive documents with finance, market, and other industry news they have on file. 1- 866–457-2377
The Saskatchewan Goat Breeders Association is a proud supporter of the Saskatchewan Premises Identification System and the National Livestock Traceability Initiative.
Click to view Livestock Identification and Traceability Program
Are you looking to import new genetics for your herd? Please be aware there are upcoming Import Policy Changes as of February 1, 2016. Please see the link below for details on policy changes!!Small Ruminant Import Policy to Change February 1, 2016
The CNGF is looking for 300 – 400 goats for testing on tail web tagging. If you are interested in participating please contact Lorraine Stevenson-Hall at the following email address - firstname.lastname@example.org