Targets & Achievements
Farmers have plans and procedures to preserve herd health; the key is prevention, but if an animal disease is on farm, the plan will be to control it and mitigate risks so it does not leave the farm.
Dairy Farmers of Canada and provincial boards are conducting pilot project to test the validation criteria
Spring 2016: over 120 farms are participating in the pilot project to evaluate the pertinence and usefulness of the selected criteria
The industry has a framework to enhance animal and herd health
Dairy farmers work to prevent disease from arriving on the farm
Dairy farmers are committed to cleanliness to safeguard animal health, and minimize risk of disease