How to prepare for proposed regulations? Premises Identification is a way of linking livestock to land locations. It is the first necessary step in traceability. Having a premises ID number for your operation allows for traceability information to be accessed quickly for the protection of animal health, public health and market access for your industry.
The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA), your goat industry traceability partner, has been selected as the responsible administrator for goats in every province. In preparation for the proposed federal regulations, CCIA is offering pre-approved tags (indicators) to goat producers exclusively through our webstore at tags.canadaid.ca
Datamars, the maker of ComfortEar tags launched a promotion; buy 400 ComfortEar tags and receive a free applicator. The tags must be purchased directly from CCIA (webstore (tags.canadaid.ca) or by calling 1.877.909.2333). All qualifying purchases must be on one invoice. Limited to one per customer. You can find all the ComfortEar tag options (generic, Angus, Limousin, Shorthorn and Simmental) in the CCIA catalogue.
The Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Readers on this list have been tested, validated and verified by an accredited electronics testing laboratory. All readers meet Electrical Safety and Industry Canada standards and are in accordance with CCIA RFID Reader Standards, Procedures and Testing Criteria.