Discovering Profitability In Various Forms Of Pork Production | Kelly Worthington & Christina Stender

Summary Whispering Wind Farms was the first breeder in Alberta with the sole concentration on pasture pork genetics. In 2015, Kelly Worthington and Jon Lendvoy...

Early detection of sick pigs in organic systems

Quick facts Changes in behavior, appearance and temperament of pigs are early signs of sickness, but are often subtle and easily overlooked. Early detection...

Blue-Green Algae and Livestock

With the expanding drought conditions across Western South Dakota, there are increased concerns about livestock water quality. One water quality concern stems from the...

Simple Pin Makes Back Yard PIGS Possible (and pleasurable)

I didn’t know I’d like keeping Pigs in my Backyard so much. This PigPort is an absolute pleasure and it’s surprisingly nice to have...

Improving health of organic pigs

Quick facts The most common health problems observed on organic pig farms include diarrhea (scours), respiratory issues (coughing and breathing difficulty) and parasites. Once...

Backyard Pig Farmer Profile, Tera Chanasyk. This small pasture pig producer from Alberta Canada...

Photo credit Camanna’s Petite Paradise Get in the “Swineweb” with Backyard Pig Farmer Tera Chanasyk. This small pasture pig producer from Alberta Canada opens about...

Swine Supplies Checklist

Tools Drugs Slap shot Epiclor-on hand anytime you administer drugs, vaccines, etc Repeater syringe Metacam Repeater syringe that holds bottles (iron) 1ml Biomycin 200 Repeater syringe 0.1, 0.2 etc adjustable (deworm piglets) Exceed...

New manual for B.C.: Small Lot Pork Producer Management & Production

Program development led by Prairie Swine Health Services A new Small Lot Pig Producer Program has been unveiled to provide valuable guidance for small lot...

Designing feeding programs for natural and organic pork production

Quick facts The National Organic Program (NOP) provides guidelines for your ingredients, production protocols and other practices to qualify for organic certification. Keep records...
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