The Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Beef Cattle provides recommendations for meeting the basic needs of beef cattle. The Code was developed to augment existing laws and regulations, reflecting industry’s commitment to the humane treatment and care of beef cattle.
Economic sustainability is dependent upon the health of all sectors along the supply chain – between producers at the cow/calf level, the feedlots and the processors. The people who operate Canada’s 68,500 beef farms and feedlots understand that sustainable management is essential for good beef and good business. The decisions made by producers in this regard include management decisions that protect the land resource and work with it in a beneficial way to sustain cattle production for the long-term.
The Beef Cattle Research Council (BCRC) was established by the CCA in 1997 to determine research and development priorities for the beef cattle industry and, since 2000, to administrate the research funding allocation of the National Check-off.
Zinc is a part of every cell in your body; it’s essential for optimal growth and development, strong immune systems, better brains and healthy pregnancies. Enjoying zinc-rich foods, like Canadian beef, can help your body be the best it can be!
The NBCP has created a Beef Producer of the Year award to recognize outstanding producers that have contributed to the development of the industry. The straightforward application form includes sections for describing a why a nominee should receive the award, special innovations and farm practices, and contributions to industry development. Completed nomination forms should be submitted (mail, fax or email) …
Maximize the value of bull calves destined for the veal market – NB dairy producers are now eligible to receive 50% coverage, up to $700.00 towards the purchase of scales to weigh young calves.
The NBCP is adopting an annual producer registration form. The goal is to have a better handle on who NBCP members are, and what needs they have, so resources can be better matched. The registration form is straightforward and easy to fill out.