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April 10, 2024 Health & Production

Ear tag retention comes down to best management practices

Lost ear tags are a costly and frustrating reality on Canadian cattle ranches. Yet, tags play an integral role in in disease outbreak investigations, as well as in maintaining the credibility of Canada’s traceability system. The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) both examines and investigates reports of retention issues on an ongoing basis. Most of…

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March 23, 2023 Checking in with ABP

Celebrating 25 Years | Canada’s traceability pioneers

“The core objective of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) National Cattle Identification program is to create a system whereby every bovine animal sold by its original owner, and leaving its herd of origin, bears a unique identification number. That unique identification number will remain with that animal until it is slaughtered and after slaughter will…

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January 31, 2023 Checking in with ABP

UHF tag numbers now supported in national tracking database

Responding to a need brought forward by industry and under the direction of the Board of Directors, Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has just launched an initiative that links non-approved Ultra High Frequency Technology (UHF) secondary tags to approved CCIA tags in the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database. This new feature allows UHF users…

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November 22, 2022 Checking in with ABP

We’ve moved tag distribution closer to industry

On July 11, CCIA brought tag distribution in-house and closer to industry. Moving away from a third-party provider allows producers to buy closer to the source and access any approved tag on the market, at competitive prices.  The webstore tags.canadaid.ca has been revamped to provide a seamless shopping experience which is mobile-responsive, so you can…

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November 10, 2022 Press Releases

UHF tag numbers now supported in national tracking database

Responding to a need brought forward by industry and under the direction of the Board of Directors, Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has just launched an initiative that links non-approved Ultra High Frequency Technology (UHF) secondary tags to approved CCIA tags in the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS), database. This new feature allows UHF users…

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May 13, 2022 Business Tools

Get on the Wait List: Supply chain issues causing tag order delays

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in the April edition of ABP Magazine. Since then, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has stated its aware of ongoing tag supply challenges, and is working closely to monitor the issue. CFIA says there are sufficient tag supplies available, but producers may need to use an alternate source/dealer…

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February 2, 2022 Issues & Insights

Delays affecting livestock identification device orders

Supply chain issues are affecting many products, including livestock identification devices. Shortage of raw material and staff absenteeism at manufacturing plants are now creating some noticeable delays. CDMV (CCIA’s distributor) is receiving some shipments periodically, but as the busy calving season is upon us, demand is exceeding availability for some products. It is important to…

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November 25, 2021 Business Tools

The Ripple Effect: Keep tag data up to date

It’s a tale as old as time: producers have a bag of extra tags laying around the barn “just in case.” But when activated tags are only used every once in a while, and the data associated with that tag isn’t updated properly, the impact is felt down the line, well after that cow has…

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October 22, 2021 Checking in with ABP

MOBO: The CLTS database at your fingertips

There’s an app for everything these days…and that includes traceability. Meet the CLTS MOBO APP! The CLTS MOBO APP is essentially the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) database at your fingertips. We’ve taken the entirety of a national traceability system and made it available on your Android and iPhone devices. You may not be familiar…

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October 14, 2021 Innovation & Technology

New steel wrap-around RFID tags now available

Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is announcing a new, metal wrap-around beef tag with RFID technology. The tag is produced by Shearwell Data. The microchip is overmolded in a plastic insert, allowing easy readability and uncompromised read range. In addition, Destron Fearing’s eTag (DMR RFID) has been upgraded. It now includes a fully molded outer…

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June 2, 2021 Checking in with ABP

CCIA — Traceability, tags and other resources

Importance of a traceability system Simply put, traceability is the ability to follow an item  or a group of items – be it animal, plant, food products  or ingredient – from one point in the supply chain to another, either backwards or forwards.  As a producer that purchases and applies approved Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) tags,…

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Cattle Report

Updated: 12/07/2024

Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 428.00 del

Choice Steers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Choice Heifers

Live: ---
Rail: 312.00-315.00 (NE, IA)

Boner Cows

Over 500 lbs: 276.34

Canadian Dollar

$73.50   0.02

Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
7-Oct-24 232 332 --
4-Nov-24 230 330 --
2-Dec-24 226 324 --
27-Jan-25 232 322 --
24-Feb-25 230 324 --
24-May-24 232 324 --
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Last Updated on July 12, 2024

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