Wednesday, June 12, 2024
Canada's agriculture minister announces funds to improve genetic tools for domestic cattle
Canada's Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, announced up to $1,627,270 to the Canadian Angus Association (CAA), through the AgriScience Program – Projects Component, to help improve genetic evaluation tools for ...
Thursday, May 9, 2024
Canada in danger of H5N1 infecting dairy cattle as bird flu strikes cows in US
Scientists warned limited surveillance means Canada might not be staying ahead of a serious H5N1 outbreak among dairy cattle occuring in the United States even as officials said there's still no sign of a dangerous form of bird flu in Canad ...
Monday, December 11, 2023
Draft protocol to encourage Canada's cattle farmers to cut enteric methane emissions
Environment and Climate Change Canada published a draft fourth protocol under Canada's Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System on December 11.
Thursday, November 2, 2023
Drought threatens Alberta, Canada cattle industry, feed assistance programme insufficient
The cattle industry in Alberta, Canada is grappling with a severe crisis due to another year of relentless drought, and while the recently announced AgriRecovery programme is expected to provide some relief, representatives from the Alberta ...
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Barn fire causes death of over 200 beef cattle in Ontario, Canada township
Over 200 beef cattle have died in a barn fire in Wellington North township, Ontario, Canada, CBC reported on August 28.
Monday, August 21, 2023
Drought, wild fires trouble cattle producers in British Columbia, Canada
Cattle producers in British Columbia, Canada, are coping with a significant drought this year that is severe and widespread across the entire province.
Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Canada's cattle, pork industry players upset over admission of UK to CPTPP
The Canadian Meat Council (CMC), Canadian Cattle Association (CCA) and the Canadian Pork Council (CPC) expressed deep disappointment on July 15 after the announcement of the agreement made by Canada's Minister of Trade to grant the United K ...
Friday, March 24, 2023
Chief of T'Sou-ke First Nation, Canada, defends proposal for turning seaweed into additive for cattle feed
The chief of the T'Sou-ke First Nation in Canada, Gordon Planes, said a proposal to develop a process for turning seaweed into an additive for cattle feed will not harm the environment.
Friday, November 18, 2022
Canada turns to US corn to feed as cattle as domestic barley feed prices surge
Canadian cattle ranchers have purchased more US corn to feed their livestock as domestic barley prices surge because of high demand, Bloomberg reported.
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Canada's cattle, calf numbers down 0.5% in January
Canada's cattle inventories continued to contract at the start of 2022.
Saturday, February 5, 2022
Alberta, Canada cattle industry calls for protests to end
The Alberta Beef Producers, Alberta Cattle Feeders' Association and the Canadian Cattlemen's Association has called for a resolution to the six-day protest in the capital city of Ottawa protesting vaccine mandates for truckers at the border ...
Thursday, February 3, 2022
Philippines lifts temporary ban on cattle imports from Germany and Canada
The Philippines' The Department of Agriculture has lifted the temporary ban on cattle imports from Germany and Canada, which was imposed because of the mad cow disease cases, The Philippine Star reported.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Alberta, Canada feeder cattle imports continue to rise
Cattle imports have been increasing annually since 2015 when only 32,172 head were imported to Canada and a mere 399 head were received in Alberta, said Jason Wood, provincial livestock market analyst with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry.
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
Quebec, Canada farm finance agency pays nearly $55 million to cattle producers
La Financière agricole du Québec, the provincial farm finance agency of Quebec, Canada, has paid nearly $55 million to producers of feeder calves, steers and slaughter cattle.
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Canada' cattle exports drop by close to a quarter in first half of 2021
Canada's cattle exports fell by nearly a quarter in the first half of 2021, said provincial livestock market analyst Jason Wood.

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