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Cattle ID agency names 2018 board of directors

A number of Albertans will serve on the Canadian Cattle Identification Agency board of directors and executive committee in 2018. The agency has 19 directors, who are appointed by member organizations, with five serving on the executive committee. Joining chair Mark Elford (Saskatchewan Stock Growers Association) on the executive are Albertans Howard Bekkering (Alberta Beef […] Read more

Changes come to traceability database

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency has enhanced the Canadian Livestock Tracking System database. The agency has enabled system users to submit an Import event for any foreign country tag ID numbers. The supported format is 15 digits in length, starting with the country code. Since current regulations only permit the farm of origin to age […] Read more

CCIA livestock tracking now en francais

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has launched the new French version of the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS), now available online at The CLTS website will auto detect your computer browser’s language preference, the website then will show all text in this language. The functionality of the French language version of the CLTS […] Read more