Understand the three levels of fly activity for more effective control Flies on hog or poultry farms are more than a nuisance; they carry diseases that can pose a severe health hazard to people and animals. Fly control is a...
A Saskatchewan pilot project is testing new technologies that will help pork producers improve biosecurity and protect their herds from disease. Farm Health Guardian and Saskatchewan Pork Development Board (Sask Pork) are collaborating to trial truck movement recording technologies...
An infectious disease in the barn is devastating for farm performance We all know that healthy animals perform better. An infectious disease in the barn often has an immediate and devastating effect on farm profitability. It’s not strange than, that...
Full Interview 10:35 Listen Farmscape for April 28, 2022 The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging a continued focus on biosecurity on Canadian hog farms amid a later than normal peak in cases of influenza. Typically, the number...
By Rob Hannam, CEO African Swine Fever (ASF) is a devastating disease that has caused economic losses of billions of dollars. The disease was reported in 26 countries in 20211 with new outbreaks in Thailand in early 20222. Currently, there...
The Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook for April 2022 analyzes economic impacts of month-to-month changes in USDA’s World Agricultural Supply and Use Estimates Report on domestic and international markets for beef, pork, lamb, poultry, eggs, and dairy products. Implementing enhanced...
Water is the most important nutrient for any animal. Yet, it is also the nutrient that is often overlooked the most. Most farms invest heavily in optimizing the feed for their animals together with their feed supplier. Animals need...
INTRODUCTION Biosecurity of pigs at the farm level is the set of practical measures taken to prevent entrance of infection into a pig farm and control the spread of infection within that farm. The goal of a biosecurity program is...
Time affects all of us. How we respond to the change makes us move, stay or go away! This is also true for all sizes of operations within the pork industry. In South Africa, the pork industry consists of an informal...
Farmscape for March 8, 2022 Full Interview 8:53 Listen The Swine Health Information Center suggests increased PRRS and PED activity during February reflects the need to focus on biosecurity. The Swine Health Information Center's monthly domestic swine disease surveillance report...
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