Commingling Site Traceability Program 2017-2018

The Commingling Site Traceability Program is targeted to support high-risk, high-throughput commingling sites where different species and/or animals from different herds or flocks commingle.

The objectives of this program are to assist commingling sites in the upgrading or addition of equipment and software to enhance traceability capabilities in reading and recording identification tag information.


Eligible facilities include:

  • live animal auction facilities
  • animal assembly yards
  • abattoirs
  • community pastures
  • feedlots and backgrounders
  • fairs and exhibitions

Important dates

  • Program Opening: May 1, 2017
  • Program Closing: November 2, 2017
  • Claim deadline: March 1, 2018

How to Apply

The Commingling Site Traceability Application Form and is available online or at your regional office.

Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Programs and Business Risk Management Division
74 Research Dr
Bible Hill, NS
B6L 2R2

Phone: 902-893-6377 or
 toll-free: 1-866-844-4276
Fax: 902-893-7579


Program Guidelines
Program Application