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Jefo’s CEO on the company’s start-up to multinational status

Source: PigProgress Jean Fontaine is the founder and president of Jefo, a global feed additive company headquartered in Canada. Under his leadership, this year the company is celebrating 35 years of global growth and innovation. The company is active in 60 countries all over the world. “‘Take your time, we are in a hurry’ is

Swineweb.com Reaches Record 10,000 Pork Producers, Veterinarians on Twitter

More than 10,000 pork producers and industry professionals are following Swineweb.com’s Twitter feed to receive their daily news and market updates. “We’re pleased that to we are able to meet the need for producers and veterinarians to easily access industry information,” says Jim Eadie from Swineweb.com. “We are hitting a key market online of customers

Ontario Pork Producer Increases Number Weaned with Hypor Libra*

After repopulating a year ago and purchasing Hypor replacement gilts from Genex Ontario, pork producer Gary Terpstra has significantly increased overall production. “There really has been nothing but positive come out of this move,” Terpstra says. Previously he had raised his own replacement gilts in-house, but had not been happy with how his sows were

DDGS Value Analysis in Swine Rations, June 2017

Cost Savings of Incorporating DDGS into Swine Rations up to $5.29/pig at Conservative Levels and up to $7.38/pig at Aggressive Levels To illustrate the cost-savings of incorporating DDGS in swine diets, Gowans Feed Consulting has collected the most up to date regional ingredient costs from the U.S. Grains Council and formulated examples of optimized diets with and

44th annual Ontario Pork Congress celebrates community, history and the hog industry’s future

The Ontario Pork Congress – Canada’s largest pig show – is getting set to host its 44th annual event June 21 and 22 in Stratford. 2017 Ontario Pork Congress President Joe Dwyer has been attending the show for 22 years and says that, while he’s seen the hog industry grow and evolve, the goal of

Wider Adoption of Technology Reduces Costs, Improves Value

Farmscape for June 1, 2017 Full Interview 6:28 Listen The CEO of Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement suggests, as new technologies designed to help Canadian pork producers maintain their completive edge become more widely adopted, their costs will come down while the benefits they provide will increase. The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement, in partnership

Swine Movement Reporting to Move Beyond Just Traceability

Farmscape for May 29, 2017 Full Interview 7:40 Listen The Manager of PigTrace Canada says efforts are underway to increase the value of swine movement data available to pork producers who have access to it. As part of Canada’s swine traceability system both the shipper and receiver of swine are requirement to report animal movements

Support Ontario Friends of the Food Bank

Each year OAFB (Ontario Friends of the Food Bank) provide food for 335,944 people assisted 33.4% are children (112,205) .32% have a disability ,5% are seniors and 8% new Canadians.   OAFB are a network of 125 direct member food banks and over 1,100 affiliate hunger-relief agencies and programs, inclusive of: breakfast clubs, school meal

PigTrace Canada Encourages Greater Use of PigTrace Data in Tracking Swine Disease Outbreaks

Farmscape for May 24, 2017 Full Interview 7:40 Listen PigTrace Canada is encouraging swine health officials to make wider use of PigTrace data when tracking swine disease outbreaks. Since July 2014, under Canada’s Health of Animals Act in support of swine traceability, both the shipper and receiver of swine are required to report animal movements

Hypor Partners with Nugeporc to Supply Genetics to Producers in the Dominican Republic

Hypor is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Nugeporc to supply quality genetics to pork producers in the Dominican Republic as well as for the rest of the Greater and Lesser Antilles. Nugeporc, a company that was formed by leading pork producers, is currently building a 200 boar AI stud to exclusively house

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