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Farmscape for January 25, 2024 Full Interview 20:55 Listen An Assistant Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging pork producers to consider the introduction of protocols to ensure pigs are not exposed by staff to Streptococcus...
Farmscape for January 23, 2024 Full Interview 11:39 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are looking at the use of biomarkers as an indicator of animal welfare. Biological markers are observable characteristics that can be measured to...
Title: CFIA Issues Recall for Kroes Croquettes Frikandellen Over Undeclared Allergen In an official statement, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has initiated a recall of Kroes Croquettes brand Frikandellen due to the presence of an undisclosed allergen. The product,...
Spencer Long, Director of Marketing Genesus After a disastrous 2023 financially, Canadian producers are looking for a better 2024. The USDA projects that Canada’s pork production will decline a further -1.2% in 2024 and Farm Credit Canada anticipates producers are...
Farmscape for January 16, 2024 Full Interview 11:34 Listen A program offered by the University of Saskatchewan is helping address the shortage of swine veterinarians in western Canada by providing a mechanism through which foreign trained veterinarians can be...
Farmscape for January 15, 2024 Full Interview 9:17 Listen The Coordinator of Squeal on Pigs Manitoba says baiting and trapping appears to be the most effective way of capturing wild pigs and eliminating them from the landscape. Wild pigs...
Title: "Hog Market Downturn Forces Layoffs at Olymel Pork Processing Plant in Red Deer" Red Deer's Olymel pork processing plant is set to experience significant job losses, with 100 staff members facing layoffs due to a downturn in the hog...
In an ambitious initiative, Heritage Livestock Canada has announced plans to bolster genetic diversity within Canadian swine populations, with a particular focus on rescuing the critically endangered Lacombe breed. The organization is set to broaden the gene pool by...
Farmscape for January 12, 2024 Full Interview 5:21 Listen An animal care specialist with J Woods Livestock Services says one of the most difficult concepts to for people to get their heads around when moving pigs is "the fewer...
The reverberations of California's Prop 12, a 2018 animal welfare law, are creating ripples in the North American hog market, leaving Manitoba Pork and other stakeholders facing uncertainty. The law, effective from January 1, 2024, mandates that meat and...
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