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on October 7, 2009

Canada launches new pig tagging effort

Program to help disease outbreaks response

In an effort to better respond to disease outbreaks, the Canadian Pork Council has begun to distribute traceability ear tags as part of a national program, say reports.

The tag will allow room for a barn management system number, along with the government’s unique traceability number and an electronic identifier button.

The program is launching in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

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