News & Updates

Nov 1

Why there is No Live Test for Scrapie

November 2010 Scrapie Canada Update To date, researchers have not been able to develop a live animal test for scrapie. This ...

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Oct 1

New Support for Producers Enrolled on the Scrapie Flock Certification Program

October 2010 Scrapie Canada Update New Support for Producers Enrolled on the Scrapie Flock Certification Program As part of ...

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Sep 1

A Follow up on Atypical Scrapie

September 2010 Scrapie Canada Update In a recent issue of the Canadian Sheep Federation’s ‘Points of View,’ a producer ...

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Aug 1

Scrapie Canada’s New Project

August 2010 Scrapie Canada Update Scrapie Canada is pleased to announce the official start of its next project. This three ...

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Jul 1

Changes to Import Protocol for Female Sheep and Goats Implemented

July 2010 Scrapie Canada Update Canada’s import protocol around female sheep/ goats has changed. Now, intact female ...

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Jun 1

Canadian importation requirements of female sheep and goats to change

June 2010 Scrapie Canada Update The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has announced that requirements around the ...

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May 1

From the Flock

May 2010 Scrapie Canada Update Testing for scrapie on the farm is an excellent way of monitoring for the disease. Producers ...

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Mar 1

New Scrapie Funding Approved

March 2010 Scrapie Canada Update On February 6, 2010, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada approved funding the National TSE ...

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Jan 24

Scrapie Canada Changes to Import Protocol

January 2010 Scrapie Canada Update In early 2009, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) announced that requirements ...

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Dec 1

Scrapie Canada 2009 Year in Review

With the New Year quickly approaching, it is a good time to take a look back at the year that was. Below is an overview of ...

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Nov 24

Scrapie Canada attends Canadian Sheep Federation 2009 AGM

This year, the Canadian Sheep Federation’s Annual General Meeting was held in Toronto, Ontario in conjunction with the Royal ...

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Oct 1

October 2009 Scrapie Canada Update

At a recent Canada- U.S. Consultative Committee on Agriculture meeting, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

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Scrapie Canada's Project Partners

Canadian Sheep Federation

Canadian Sheep Breeder’s Association

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Canadian National Goat Federation

Canadian Food Inspection Agency