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Efforts to Create ASF Vaccines Result in Cautious Optimism

Farmscape for May 15, 2019 Full Interview 10:21 Listen The Director of VIDO-InterVac says efforts aimed at developing vaccines to protect pigs from African...

On-Farm Prevention of Broken Needles

Introduction Broken needles found in pork is a serious food safety hazard. Although such occurrences are rare, even one incident can damage consumer confidence in...

International forum tackles prevention and control of African swine fever in the Americas

Statement from Canada's Chief Veterinary Officer Today, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) for Canada, Dr. Jaspinder Komal, accompanied by Dr. Jack...

Pain Control During Piglet Processing

Introduction Castration and tail-docking are common procedures occurring in the Canadian swine industry. Castration prevents boar taint, reduces aggressive behaviour and minimizes handling challenges often...

Olymel’s new plant in Yamachiche: Lucyporc’s employees join Olymel’s

After an investment of over $120 million and two years of intensive work that modernized, completely renovated and doubled the area of the pork...

AGC Refresher – Loci and Zygotes

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away… No, sorry, this isn’t the start of a new sci-fi story about Loci and his...

Rehydration Speeds Up Recovery Among Diarrhea Affected Piglets

Farmscape for April 15, 2019 A Veterinarian with Goshen Ridge Veterinary Services says pork producers can speed up the recovery of piglets affected by diarrhea...

Government of Canada helps strengthen the Canadian Pork Industry

Today, Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, announced an investment of over $6 million to help the Canadian Pork industry harness innovation to boost...

A conversation with Dr. Temple Grandin at Maple Leaf Foods

Animal-welfare advocate, autism expert and woman leader. World-renowned animal welfare expert Temple Grandin, Ph.D., 71, captivated the Maple Leaf Foods team during a visit to...

2019 London Swine Conference Audio Special

2019 London Swine Conference Audio Special for March 27, 2019 -Jeff Ansell, with Jeff Ansell and Associates and the author of "When the Headline is...