The CRSB Chooses CCIA for Chain of Custody Verification

The CCIA has been chosen as the only provider of Chain of Custody verification for the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef’s (CRSB) Certified Sustainable Beef Framework (CSBF).

New Calving Book Now Available

Produced in partnership with the good people at BCRC and VBP+, our new calving book is now available to order from the CCIA webstore. Packed with useful resources, and plenty of space to keep your birth, treatment, pasture movement records and more!

CCIA 25th Anniversary

We’re proud to celebrate our 25th Anniversary in 2023 and throughout the year we’ll be sharing the story of how industry built the CCIA, from one man’s vision, to the respected agency it is today.


2023 Traceability Data Project Report Summary now available
2022 Activity Report
UHF tag numbers now supported in national tracking database
NEW! Reader Comparison Booklet - How to choose the right mobile RFID reader for your operation

NEW! Reader Comparison Booklet – How to choose the right mobile RFID reader for your operation

Best practices for applying tags/animal indicators in cattle

These tag application best practices apply to all approved CCIA tags.


The CCIA is proud to support industry wherever it can, both keeping stakeholders informed and listening to their feedback.
Here are some of the key industry events taking place across Canada in 2023 >>

August – November events

Canadian Beef Industry Conference (CBIC), Calgary, AB, August 14- 17, 2023
Canadian Western Agribition, Regina, SK, November 20-25, 2023

CLTS Statistics

(as of November 27, 2023)

# of Tags Sold

Valid Premises IDs

Move In

Move Out


Animal Identification
Premises Identification
Animal Movement

Canada’s traceability program, led by the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency is designed and developed for the containment and eradication of animal disease.


A free and portable version of the CLTS for mobile devices.


No high speed internet? No problem! The CLTS Lite is made for you.

CLTS Login

Explore a national traceability database, the Canadian Livestock Tracking System.

CLTS Resource Centre

Learn how to use the CLTS easily and effectively.

Premises ID

A Premises Identification number is a way of linking livestock to land location.

CCIA Webstore

The web store offers a wide variety of products, competitive prices and all approved tag brands in one place.

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