Researchers Seek Options for Preventing-Treating Hypothyroidism Caused by Infections

Full Interview 11:59 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are exploring the effect of disease on thyroid hormone levels in pigs...

April/May 2021Online Edition Of The Prairie Hog Country

The April/May 2021 core section of Prairie Hog Country was uploaded to press last week. This edition is jam packed with lots of news...

Champions of animal care celebrated with AFAC Awards of Distinction

Awards winners recognized at 2021 Livestock Care Conference Outstanding contributors to advancing farm animal care in Alberta were celebrated with Awards of Distinction at the...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Does a High Fiber Diet...

We know that having some straw in the pen with growing pigs can reduce the incidence and severity of tail biting. Certainly the pigs...

Research Shows Disease can Trigger Hypothyroidism

Farmscape for April 2, 2021 Full Interview 11:59 Listen Research conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine shows severe infections can impact the function...

Researchers Harness Play to Improve Welfare Productivity

Farmscape for April 1, 2021 Full Interview 12:19 Listen   Research underway at the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is demonstrating how pork producers can use...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS AND PORCINE PARVOVIRUS INDUCED...

Download the complete Article INTRODUCTION Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus  (PPV) mainly comes from humoral immunity induced by  consecutive vaccinations. Therefore, when a...

Reduced Hog Numbers Offer Potential for Profit

Farmscape for March 29, 2021 Full Interview 8:53 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says tighter U.S. hog supplies can be...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish But Not...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   The March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report indicates fewer Breeding Pigs and Market Hogs. Our observations: Breeding Herd Date Year 1,000s head Dec...

Shaky Pig APPVirus Remains Genetically Stable Over Time , By Doug MacDougald South West...

Congenital tremor or "Shaky Pig" was identified in Canada in the 1950's. The exact cause of  Congenital Tremor Type AII remained a bit of...
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