As Business Continues, Stay Safe During COVID-19



The Canadian beef business prides itself on the value of a handshake, but with the ongoing #COVID19 situation, it is important for producers to practice social distancing and follow self-isolation guidelines as required.

There are many production practices, such as vaccinations and processing, that must continue to take place for the health and welfare of animals. There are also other activities and events, including cattle sales, shipments, or brandings, that will continue in order for the beef production cycle to run as smoothly as possible.

Producers should be familiar with specific requirements from their provinces and territories to ensure the safety and wellbeing of themselves, their families, and their employees. In addition, practical and important industry-specific guidelines that producers should follow include:

Informational Webinar: Managing Farm Employees During the COVID-19 Pandemic March 27th

The Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA), the National Cattle Feeders Association (NCFA) and the Canadian Agricultural Human Resource Council (CAHRC) are hosting an informational webinar about managing farm employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When: Friday, March 27th at 1:00 pm MT

Where: Register here



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Recommendations for Canadian Cattle Sales During COVID-19

The following list has been compiled to assist with guidance regarding COVID-19 and cattle sales.

These are recommendations that were made through consultation of the Public Health Agency of Canada website found here. This is not an exhaustive list and businesses should stay up to date on their government recommendations and regional requirements.

Download the PDF version here. 

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