November 23, 2021

BC Dairy update—cattle evacuation, milk supply

The BC Dairy Association (BC Dairy) has completed a preliminary assessment of the impacts of flooding on cattle and dairy farms in the Abbotsford and Yarrow area.  At this time, BC Dairy’s preliminary estimate is that of the approximately 23,000 cattle located in the region prior to the floods, about 500 are deceased as a […]

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November 18, 2021

BC dairy farmers coming together to evacuate and house cattle

Dairy community is grateful for overwhelming offers of support and assistance This week’s unprecedented flooding in BC has created severe challenges for dairy farmers, alongside BC’s  entire agriculture community.  It has also once again demonstrated the strength of BC’s farming community.  Currently sixty-two dairy farms in the Fraser Valley are under evacuation order due to […]

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November 12, 2021

BC Dairy supports conditions imposed on Cedar Valley Farms

Industry association pursuing initiatives to strengthen animal care  The BC Dairy Association supports the decision of the BC Milk Marketing Board to place mandatory conditions of license on Cedar Valley Farms following the Board’s finding of multiple violations of the Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Dairy Cattle at this farm.  BC […]

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November 5, 2021

BC Dairy statement on video of animal abuse on farm

In response to video footage released by Animal Justice The BC Dairy Association denounces the abuse of animals seen in video footage of a BC dairy farm released to the public by Animal Justice earlier today. On October 26 the BC SPCA alerted the BC Milk Marketing Board that it was launching an investigation of […]

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August 18, 2021

BC Dairy goes bold to help people be proud about milk (Strategy)

An avant-garde creative approach aims to empower young people who are hesitant to publicly embrace the foods they love. The “Nothing Better” campaign is built around an interpretive dancer tiptoeing her way through glasses of milk, a decadent Fellini-esque dinner party, a mindfulness retreat and an urban overpass streetscape, populated by youngsters getting ice cream from a truck.

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