Implementing a biosecurity plan on your operation should be a priority and is critical to keeping your herd healthy. Pork Checkoff-funded research continues to be conducted on how to mitigate risk on farms across the country. Biosecurity is a priority...
Farmscape for January 30, 2023 Full Interview 9:53 Listen An Actinobacillus pleuropneumoniae serotype 15 investigation has demonstrated the need for improved biosecurity and prompted the Swine Health Information Center to reemphasise wean to finish phase biosecurity. In response to...
Abstract Background Influenza A virus (IAV) is an important respiratory pathogen of pigs that affects pig health, well-being and productivity, has zoonotic potential, and has significant economic impact for producers. The ultimate goal is to maintain herds free from IAV. Due...
Farmscape for December 29, 2022 Full Interview 8:23 Listen A study underway in Saskatchewan will provide pork producers in Saskatchewan a clearer idea of which swine transport vehicle movement tracking technology works best on their farms. Guelph based Farm...
Farmscape for December 23, 2022 Full Interview 9:40 Listen North American pork producers are being encouraged to consider adding insect control to their biosecurity programs to mitigate losses from insect bites and to reduce the risk of spreading diseases,...
How a clean living environment contributes to the reduction of post-weaning diarrhea Post-Weaning Diarrhoea (PWD) affects more than half (54%) of global pig farmers at an average cost of more than $7/pig. The biggest impact on piglet performance is the...
Farmscape for November 29, 2022 Full Interview 6:41 Listen When managing deadstock, pork producers are encouraged to consider their own location, management and biosecurity situations when deciding on the best option. Prior to 2002 rendering plants would pick up...
This week we are sharing a recent publication from the Torremorell lab in the Preventive Veterinary Medicine journal, looking at the impact of internal biosecurity measures such as cross-fostering and sow parity on influenza infections in piglets. Methods Three influenza-positive...
Farmscape for November 25, 2022 Full Interview 7:58 Listen A new cull sow slaughtering facility under development in Saskatchewan is expected to reduce shipping distances and costs for western Canadian pork producers while reducing the risk of the cross-border...
Farmscape for November 15, 2022 Full Interview 12:55 Listen The Associate Director of the Swine Health Information Center says improved biosecurity during the wean to harvest phase of pork production will lower the risk of pathogen introduction for all...
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