Industry News

An Update from the CNGF

Over the last number of weeks, CNGF has continued to make steady progress on a number of areas of national importance to the goat sector.  Read more by clicking the link:  CNGF Update...

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CFIA Releases New Draft of AI Program for Stakeholder Comment

Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) is engaged in a revision of the Artificial Insemination Program.  This initial draft was based  on current international standards and comments received from  different sources  over the past few years. All comments received...

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CNGF Comments on CFIA Artificial Insemination Program

March 22/2017 Dr. Pierre Lafortune National Veterinary Program Manager Import/Export Division Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Dear Dr. Lafortune: The Canadian National Goat Federation (CNGF) is pleased to have the opportunity to comment on the review of the...

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CNGF Names Goat Traceability Administrator

March 6, 2017 - Armstrong, B.C. - The Canadian National Goat Federation (CNGF)  is pleased to announce the finalizing of an agreement with the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA).  The agreement means that the CCIA will be the official database administrator...

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CNGF Traceability Project Update

CNGF has undertaken a traceability project funded by Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC). The overall outcome of the project is to prepare the goat sector for mandatory, national identification and traceability under the Health of Animals Act.

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New Executive for the Canadian National Goat Federation

The Canadian National Goat Federation is announcing a new executive following its recent Annual General Meeting. Linda Underwood was voted in to take on the role of President, with Beth Peers stepping down after serving for ten years on the CNGF Board. Linda is...

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CNGF Conducting Traceability Cost Analysis

The Canadian National Goat Federation (CNGF) is undertaking an assessment of the costs associated with traceability and its implications for the goat industry, in preparation for the anticipated implementation of full traceability under the Health of Animals Act. CNGF...

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