Federal & Provincial Abattoirs – Animal harvesting

Professional animal harvesting operations (slaughter houses) for Beef, Pork, Lamb, Poultry, Bison, Elk etc

Johnston Packers  Primarily a hog processing plant that also harvests some beef animals as well.

http://bcabattoirs.org/ A great website to search for all Animal harvesting Operations in BC. Use the Find me tab to find a abattoir in your area

Humane Animal Stunning & Slaughter (New online course through Old’s College, Alberta)

This stand alone, on-line course is designed as a cohesive overview of the theory and applications that relate to the slaughter of all species that are processed in Canada. The program is a great asset to new and experienced professionals in the industry to keep up with increasing humane slaughter continuing education requirements.

This program consists of 6 individual courses that are designed to be taken as a whole package to give a wide overview and comprehensive understanding of humane slaughter practices in Canada. Each course can be taken over a 3 month time span to fit in with your busy professional life.   Since this is a completely stand alone, on-line delivery, it is a cost effective training that will help decrease travel costs involved with traditional centralized training.

 This course is interactive and extremely user friendly, with real life examples making this a useful, concrete learning tool. Old’s College is able to offer group discounts for groups over 20. Please email   sjames@oldscollege.ca  for more information.