Animal Events

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This section of the manual provides information regarding animal events. Animal events are typically submitted by Producers, Feedlot Operators, Abattoirs etc. to show the life stages and movement of livestock by associating these events to an animal’s unique tag number.

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Birth DateUsed to associate an animal's birth date with its unique approved tag number. Submitting the birth date event is required to Age Verify animals.
Oct 13, 2017
Cross ReferenceUsed to associate a newly applied approved tag number on a previously tagged animal where the lost tag number is known.Oct 13, 2017
ReplacedUsed to associate a newly applied approved tag number on a previously tagged animal where the lost tag number is not known.July 23, 2015
ImportedUsed to report animals that have entered Canada.Oct 13, 2017
ExportedUsed to report animals that have left Canada.Jul 20, 2016
Temporary ExportUsed to report animals that are being temporarily shipped outside of Canada. Note: When animals return to Canada, submit an imported event to move the tag numbers back into your animal inventory.Jul 20, 2016
Move InUsed to report the identification of an approved tag applied to an animal that has been received at (moved into) a defined location on a defined day.Oct 13, 2017
Move InUsed to report a group of animals based on species, that have been received at a defined location on a defined day.Oct 13, 2017
Move OutUsed to report the identification of an approved tag applied to an animal that has departed from (moved out of) a defined location on a defined day.Oct 13, 2017
Move InUsed to report a group of animals based on species, that have departed from a defined location on a defined day.Oct 13, 2017
RetiredUsed to report the identification of an approved tag applied to an animal that has died or was slaughtered.
Nov 11, 2015
SightedUsed to report the identification of an approved tag applied to an animal that has been observed at a defined location on a defined day. (e.g., livestock operation, veterinary clinic, etc.)July 28, 2015