Prairie Diagnostic Services receiving federal-provincial funding to continue work in livestock & poultry sectors

Jun 15, 2023 | 2:55pm

A not-for-profit organization dedicated to diagnostic services for animals is getting a funding boost from the Canadian and Saskatchewan governments. $18-million will support Prairie Diagnostic Services over the next 5 years, at $3.6-million per year, under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP). Agriculture Minister David Marit says it’s an increase of $400-thousand from the […]

Sask veterinary officer issues animal health order over deadly avian flu

Sep 22, 2022 | 1:55pm

Saskatchewan’s chief veterinary officer has issued an animal health order after confirming another case of deadly avian flu in poultry. The health order limits the transport and co-mingling of poultry and will be in place until October 21st. The order will reviewed in one month. The animal health order prohibits the movement to and participation […]

Poultry and egg producers can now apply for federal support following recent trade deals

Jun 8, 2021 | 11:45am

The federal government says poultry and egg producers can now apply for compensation funds to boost their competitiveness. The Poultry and egg on farm investment program is now accepting applications. Over 10 years, the program will provide 647 million dollars to support on-farm investments. Each producer is entitled to an amount proportional to their quota […]