Swine ear-tip necrosis (ETN) is a disease found in most pig producing areas of the world. The lesions can range from mild to severe with almost complete loss of the ear. The lesions are quite ugly looking and certainly...
Farmscape for July 20, 2022 Full Interview 8:41 Listen The Executive Director of the Alberta Invasive Species Council says strategic coordinated trapping is the most effective way to control populations of feral pigs. Wild pigs are considered to be...
SIP African Swine Fever Conference Audio Special for January 7, 2021 Stewart Cressman, the Chair of Swine Innovation Porc moderates the Swine Innovation Porc conference, "African Swine Fever: How is Canada Getting Prepared?" SIP African Swine Fever Seminar 1:33:17 Listen Dr....
Farmscape for February 4, 2021 Full Interview 21:45 Listen A Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says research aimed at improving the diagnosis of Brachyspira associated diarrhea have implications for the diagnosis of other diarrheas. Brachyspira is a...
Tail biting has continued to be a problem that occurs in pig production despite an increase in our knowledge of techniques that can be used to prevent tail biting. Still a major “pain in the butt” on some farms...
We know that having some straw in the pen with growing pigs can reduce the incidence and severity of tail biting. Certainly the pigs will manipulate the straw and this will satisfy some behavioural needs. People wonder if the...
Farmscape for October 11, 2022 Full Interview 6:44 Listen A veterinarian with Southwest Vets suggests, as the use of antibiotics in animal agriculture declines, health status is king. "Antibiotics or Not?" will be among the topics discussed next month...
Camprodon, A.; Jordà*, R. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain INTRODUCTION Vaccination against Swine Erysipelas (SE), Porcine Parvovirus  (PPV) and Leptospira infections in sows during lactation is part of  the infertility prevention plan on pig breeding farms1-3. The safety  of reproductive vaccines...
A nationwide team of researchers, co-led by Ontario Veterinary College faculty members from the University of Guelph, are pursuing the discovery of beneficial gut bacteria populations that can improve overall health and growth performance in pigs. Dr. Vahab Farzan, Dr....
Meat Protein delivers outstanding top-line growth of 13.4%, Adjusted EBITDA Margin of 13.0% and Adjusted EBITDA dollar growth of 21.8%; Reassessing Plant Protein investment Maple Leaf Foods Inc. ("Maple Leaf Foods" or the "Company") (TSX: MFI) today reported its financial...
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