Sheep and Goat Farming

The Government of Yukon’s Sheep and Goat Control Order came into effect on January 1, 2020. YAA worked with sheep and goat owners throughout the implementation period to monitor its impacts on the industry.

For more information about the Control Order:

YAA strives to be responsive to issues relating to the Control Order. We initiate regular meetings and communications with Government of Yukon’s Animal Health Unit and the following organizations and groups:  

    • Wildlife Farmed Animal Interface Working Group – hosted by the National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Group
    • Canadian Sheep Federation
    • BC Sheep Federation
    • Alaska Farm Bureau
    • Alaska Department of Environmental Health
    • National Farmed Animal Health and Welfare Council