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Code of Ethics

We will make every effort to:

  • Continually strive toward the preservation, promotion and marketing of bison and the bison industry.

  • Advance the bison industry through improving our knowledge and skill, encouraging research and exchanging information and experiences.

  • Keep ourselves informed on matters affecting the bison industry in our community, the province, the country and internationally so that we may be able to contribute responsibly to public thinking on such matters.

  • Pursue our professional activities with honesty and fairness while avoiding and condemning any practice that might bring discredit to our industry.

  • Respect and help conserve our natural and cultural heritage while striving to improve the environment and the quality of life within it.

  • Conduct our business in a professional manner with accurate, current, and factual information so as educate and inform.

  • Abide by all laws of any jurisdiction within which they carry on activities as a bison producer. This includes no use of growth hormones in our bison.

  • We will not use antibiotics in our bison on a subtherapeutic (non-therapeutic) basis.

  • We will never engage in deliberate cross-breeding of bison with another species.

  • We will not knowingly make false statements or fail to disclose a material fact requested in connection with marketing, advertising, and packaging.

  • This includes accurate labeling and no adulteration of product.

  • We will Observe the Bylaws of all affiliated Associations and give freely of ourselves for the advancement of their objectives.

  • We will Provide adequate food, handling facilities and health care to ensure the well being of all animals in our care.

  • We will not use animal cloning technology in any manner for the production of bison or bison meat products.

  • We will not practice in-vitro fertilization or other artificial reproduction practices for any purpose.

  • We will not deliver any animal into the custody of a person who in our opinion does not have the facilities or ability to provide for the animals’ needs.

  • We will give an honest description as to the age, health records and genetic background to the best of our knowledge of any animals we offer for sale.

  • We will take every precautions as necessary to prevent the spread of parasites or disease and treat sick or injured animals immediately to avoid undue suffering and if untreatable, humanely dispatch animals as soon as possible.

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