The Saskatchewan Premises Identification (PID) Database was launched as a new online resource to help improve livestock emergency prevention and response.
are bred, kept, raised, displayed,
assembled or disposed of.
– Alberta Agriculture
PID links livestock and poultry to geographic locations, a key aspect of traceability (along with animal identification and movement) and also a means for fast investigation and communication in the event of an emergency.
“Strategic investments in livestock traceability give Canadian producers and the entire value chain the competitive edge they need to access markets around the world,” said Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz in a release.
To date, roughly 1400 cattle producers have signed up for PID in Saskatchewan.