Dr. Brockhoff named Food Animal Veterinarian of the Year

OTTAWA In recognition for his veterinary career, Dr. Egan Brockhoff was presented with the Merck Veterinary Award by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. As a...

Proposed Saskatchewan Cull Sow Slaughter Plant Offers Biosecurity and Animal Welfare Advantages

Farmscape for July 15, 2020 Full Interview 8:35 Listen A partner in Polar Pork Farms suggests the creation of a Saskatchewan based cull sow slaughtering...

Pork donation provides protein for more than 200,000 meals

More than 200,000 servings of fresh ground pork will help feed Ontario families in need this year thanks to a grassroots fundraising initiative supported...

Effect of resistant and digestible starch on intestinal absorption of calcium, iron, and zinc...

Abstract The first nonmilk foods that are given to infants contain high levels of starch, a fraction of which is resistant to enzyme hydrolysis. Incomplete...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut outs jump! Aberration? July 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics At the end of last week, U.S. Pork cuts gained about 7¢ lb. or $14.00 plus a carcass...

VIDO-InterVac Targets Predictive Research for Vaccine Development

Farmscape for July 13, 2020 Full Interview 16:16 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac suggests the technology exists to create vaccines in anticipation of...

Kevin Vilaca from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, E-DNA Shows Potential For Early Detection...

Feral swine are among the top one-hundred worst alien invasive species in the world (Lowe et al., 2000). We know that they have the...

Development of Vaccines to Protect Against Swine Dysentery Expected to Reduce Dependence on Antibiotics

Farmscape for July 10, 2020 Full Interview 19:34 Listen An Adjunct Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is confident an effective vaccine to...

The factors of a healthy barn climate for pigs

The barn climate has a direct influence on the health of the pigs and is determined by a number of factors; The...

Hog industry and slurry. Challenge and opportunity

Hog industry, impressive figures In January 2020 there were about 677.6 million pigs in the world.  China leads the way with 310.4 million animals, the...
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