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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

New hog farm expansion permit approved in Winona County

Source: Agri-News Despite a last-minute effort to get Holden Farms to participate in a pilot project on water quality monitoring, the Winona County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to approve a pair of conditional-use permits that will allow for expansion at two Holden Farms sites.   The first site, at 11253 Persons Drive just north

Hypor Customers Honored at Le Porc Show for Improving the Industry

Congratulations to Hypor customers, Ferme Équiporc Inc., and Shur-Gain for receiving the Prix de reconnaissance de la filière porcine at Le Porc Show in Québec, Canada in December 2016. The awards are given to people, companies or organizations in Québec that have outperformed in their sector and have seized the opportunity to improve results for

Novel Technologies Offer Opportunity to Improve Competitiveness

Farmscape for May 9, 2017 Full Interview 6:23 Listen The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement suggests new technologies offer the potential to provide Canadian pork producers an edge in an increasingly competitive market place. As part of research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement is looking at

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