Archive | April, 2012

CFIA raids farm to seize and kill 9 Shropshire sheep

CFIA seizes and kills 9 heritage Shropshire sheep /Montana Jones photo

On Friday, April 27 at approximately 7:15 p.m., four CFIA agents and 2 security guards arrived at Montana Jones’ Hastings Ontario farm with an order for the destruction of 9 Shropshire sheep that remained on the farm after 31 sheep went missing earlier this month. They left two vehicles “guarding” the premises overnight. The CFIA […]

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Ewes vs. Them

lamb rescue

The owner of a rare heritage Shropshire sheep flock is taking Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) to court. Shepherd Montana Jones has filed a federal court application for judicial review of the Order of Destruction that CFIA issued to kill her 31 apparently healthy sheep…20 which are pregnant and […]

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Leave them alone, and they’ll come home….

Before CFIA in happier times-Montana Sheep Shearing

It’s been over 2 weeks. I miss my sheep, and my sheep are still missing…but still not safe. If and when Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) finds them—they will kill them. After 27 months of uncertainty I want some kind of resolution. The sheep need resolution. Death hovers like a wooly cloud over my beautiful […]

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On the Lamb ~ CBC’s As It Happens

Farmers Peace Corp letter

CBC As It Happens Monday April 2, 2012/ from 16:38 onward

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Lost sheep

Montana Jones with Shropshire lamb

Yesterday morning I went out to do chores before CFIA arrived, and the sheep were gone.

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