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Nutritional strategies to reduce antimicrobial usage highlighted at inaugural ANCC conference, May 10-11 in Quebec City

It’s no secret that antimicrobial use and resistance is a complex, challenging issue re-shaping the future of animal agriculture and the feed industry in Canada and beyond. What does the feed industry need to know? What does the latest science say? How can people from across poultry, swine, beef, dairy and other production sectors maximize

Hypor and Gène-Alliance Celebrate Decades Together As Business Partners Offering Quebec Pork Producers the Best in Genetics

Hypor’s largest genetic distributor in Canada, Gène-Alliance Inc., is celebrating 20 years of genetic service in the Quebec pork market—home to more than 300,000 sows.  “Our lines are tailor made to meet the “Quebec Quality” classification grid, which enables our  producers to maximize their revenue,” says Gène-Alliance CEO Christian Blais.   Gène-Alliance runs its business under

DDGS Value Analysis in Swine Rations, March 2017

Cost Savings of Incorporating DDGS into Swine Rations up to $5.13/pig at Conservative Levels and Over $7/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 without

Remarkable Bonds of Canada and United States Friendship Applauded at Iowa Capitol

Farmscape for March 20, 2017 Andrew Leslie Iowa Senate Address 12:12 Listen Canada’s Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs applauds the remarkable bonds of friendship that exist between Canada and the United States. Last week the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate passed resolutions declaring March 15 as Canada Day at

Elanco launches Component® TE-G with Tylan® In Canada!

Elanco Canada recently announced the launch of Component TE-G with Tylan to its extensive range of implant products available in Canada. Product has arrived and is now available for sale. “With the addition of TE-G with Tylan to our Component product portfolio, all Elanco implants now have the Tylan pellet.  It is our Tylan pellet

Saskatchewan Premier to Travel to Iowa to Promote Importance of Canada U.S. Trade

Farmscape for March 14, 2017 Brad Wall Scrum 15:09 Listen Saskatchewan’s Premier says, if the United States adopts protectionist measures, it will be important for Canada develop friendships and alliances at the centre of the U.S. federal administration and within the state capitals. As part of Canada Day at the Capitol organized by the Consulate

KAP Encourages Farmers to Participate in Provincial Government Climate and Green Plan Survey

Farmscape for March 8, 2017 Full Interview 7:28 Listen The President of Keystone Agricultural Producers is encouraging Manitoba farmers to participate in an on-line survey being conducted by the provincial government and express their opinions on plans to introduce a tax on carbon. In September the federal government announced that a carbon pricing system must

New H1N2 Influenza Strain Shows Signs of Spreading

Farmscape for March 7, 2017 Full Interview 8:01 Listen A veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine reports an emerging H1N2 strain of influenza, first detected in 2013 in Manitoba, has begun to spread throughout western Canada. The primary influenza season for pigs, as in people, typically runs from late October, early November

Manitoba Slaughter Hog Numbers Show Early Signs of Rebounding

  Full Interview 9:32Listen Farmscape for February 23, 2017 The General Manager of Manitoba Pork reports the province’s pork industry is seeing the first signs of a rebound in the number of hogs available for processing.   Over the past decade a combination of factors has led to a decline in the number of hogs

Canadian and American Pork Producers Recognize Value of Trade

Full Interview 11:30Listen      Farmscape for February 21, 2017 The Chair of Manitoba Pork says pork producers on both sides of the Canada U.S. border recognize the value of trade and value the essence of free trade. Last week trade was among the items on the agenda as pork industry representatives gathered in Minneapolis

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