Sask Pork Confident Western Canada Can Eliminate PED

  Full Interview 6:38 Listen Farmscape for June 7, 2017 Despite a recent wave of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea infections in southeastern Manitoba, the Chair of the Saskatchewan...

Adherence to Biosecurity Every Time Key to Avoiding PED

Mark Fynn 19:25 Listen Farmscape for June 6, 2017 The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says the key to avoiding...

Local Impact of New Rules Governing Veterinary Antimicrobials Still Unclear

    Full Interview 7:06Listen Farmscape for June 6, 2017 The President of Canadian Association of Swine Veterinarians says the local impact of new rules governing the...

Pork Checkoff Publishes New PRRS Initiative Research Book

  New 88-page guide provides valuable update to U.S. pork producers   The National Pork Board's new porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus research booklet is...

Zinc’s Negative Effects on Mineral Digestibility Can be Mitigated, Study Shows

    Researchers at the University of Illinois have shown that a common strategy for reducing postweaning diarrhea in pigs may have negative effects on calcium...

USDA Guidance Issued on Swine Vesicular Disease

  USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service this week released updated guidance for handling swine with potential vesicular lesions. The document has been reviewed, signed...

PED Spread in Southeast Manitoba Multifactorial

  Audio Manitoba Listen Audio Saskatchewan Listen Alberta Pork Telephone Town Hall 45:43 Listen Dr. Glen Duizer 11:35 Listen Farmscape for June 5, 2017 Manitoba Agriculture reports the recent spread...

Pork Producers Encouraged to Re-Evaluate Biosecurity

Farmscape for May 31, 2017 Full Interview 13:04 Listen Manitoba Pork is encouraging the province's pork producers to re-evaluate and step up biosecurity in...

PEDv Continues to Spread in Manitoba

Spot it. Screen it. Stop it. PEDv Continues to Spread in Manitoba We are fortunate in Alberta to not have any reported outbreaks of PEDv. It...