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Who We Are

Who We Are

 
Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is an industry-initiated and led, not-for-profit organization incorporated to establish a national livestock identification program to support efficient trace back and containment of serious animal health and food safety concerns in the Canadian livestock industry.

While Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) provides full regulatory enforcement for animal identification as defined in the Health of Animals RegulationsCCIA is the Responsible Administrator of the animal identification program and traceability initiatives for beef and dairy cattle, bison, sheep and goats.

As the responsible administrator, CCIA wholly owns and manages the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database.