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Counting our chicken, livestock farms


October 1, 2010
By Winnipeg Free Press | Larry Kusch

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Counting our chicken, livestock farms
Manitoba is requiring all livestock and poultry
producers to register their farms to help authorities quickly deal with
animal and public health emergencies and even natural disasters, such
as flooding.

Oct. 1, 2010 – Manitoba is requiring all livestock and poultry producers to register their farms to help authorities quickly deal with animal and public health emergencies and even natural disasters, such as flooding.

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The initiative, which is being replicated in other provinces, is also seen as a key component in developing a national food traceability program that will assure wary consumers — here and abroad — that what they eat is safe. | READ MORE