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...
Virox Technologies, the maker of Prevail disinfectants and the manufacturer of some of the world’s  safest, most effective, eco-friendly disinfectant chemistries, is pleased to announce a new partnership  with EthoGuard Inc. Effective from June 17th, 2022, EthoGuard is appointed...
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...
Introduction Skip to Introduction It is economically and technically infeasible for producers to exclude all pathogens from their herds. Instead producers aim for minimal disease status; expending resources to exclude specific pathogens and control the ones they already have. Maintaining a...
Farmscape for October 19, 2021 Full Interview 8:17 Listen International travelers are being asked to report lapses in biosecurity at U.S. ports of entry. One of the responsibilities of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a branch of Homeland Security, is...
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...
Farmscape for October 6, 2022 Full Interview 7:23 Listen The CEO of Farm Health Guardian suggests effective biosecurity requires a team effort. "Biosecurity: What’s New in Protecting Your Farm?" will be among the topics discussed as part of Saskatchewan Pork...
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...
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...
Farmscape for December 14, 2021 Full Interview 13:40 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says an increase in PRRS infections in breeding herds illustrates the importance of biosecurity. The Swine Health Information Center's December Domestic Swine...
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