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CCIA Call Centre Hours Extended

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is extending its call centre customer service hours for the fall run effective Oct. 1 and ending Dec. 31. The new call centre hours will be Monday to Friday from 6 a. m. to 8 p. m. MST until the end of December. Customer support for the Canadian Livestock

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 www.clia.livestockid.ca 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


Livestock ID System Now Dial-Up Friendly

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has launched a new, quick-loading version of the Canadian Livestock Tracking System (CLTS) named CLTS Lite. This application is designed to provide the same functionality and information to CLTS users as the original system, but without the extras that usually delay access for rural users with dial-up connections. The

CCIA To Test Radio Tags In Auctions

“We are really excited with the broad cross-section of markets in our project.” – DONNA HENUSET The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) has launched its Auction Market Applied Research Project to evaluate multiple Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) systems at auction markets across Canada with support from the federal government’s Growing Forward program. The work will

ID Tag Deadline Approaching

The Canadian Cattle Identification Agency (CCIA) is reminding producers that as of Jan. 1, 2010 all cattle must be tagged with an approved CCIA Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tag. “Of the three pillars of traceability, we have achieved animal identification. Once we have completed the second pillar – premises identification – the industry will require