The Canadian National Goat Federation was formed in December 2002 to provide a united voice dealing with national issues concerning the goat industry in Canada. Our mandate is to represent the interest of all goat producers across Canada whether they are raising meat, dairy, fibre or pet animals.
November 16, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario - Following a lengthy consultation period that saw three draft policies considered over the past 3 years, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced that revised import policy for small ruminants intended for breeding purposes will change effective February 1, 2016.
Tag Trial Update:
In consultation with the National Goat Traceability Committee, CNGF recently decided on identifiers to be field trialled on goats. A total of eight identifiers are being trialled, including RFID and non-RFID or visual identifiers.» more
Over the past weeks, the CNGF and the National Goat Traceability Committee have progressed on the
traceability project on a number of fronts.
The Canadian National Goat Federation will be launching its tag trial starting late 2015.» more
Dr. Jim Ferrier (CFIA) has confirmed that the deadline for comments is extended until July 10, 2015 and the proposed policy implementation is delayed until December 1, 2015.» more
CNGF letter sent to CFIA on April 27, 2015 in response to proposed border policy changes.» more