Hog trend looks lower

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Vaccines Key to Halting Spread of COVID-19

Farmscape for July 20, 2020 Full Interview 16:16 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac suggests the introduction of vaccines to provide protection from COVID-19...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,Hungary’s PRRS Elimination Effort Shows Some Success

In 2005, the American Association of Swine Veterinarians declared the big hairy audatious goal of achieving North American PRRS Eradication by 2025. Some 15 years later...

Why Wet/Dry Feeding?

Natalia Heisterkamp, Director of Global Strategy at Crystal Spring Hog Equipment, tells us a little bit about the benefits and advantages of wet/dry feeding The...

CCSI, PSC, CDPQ Collaboration Proving Fruitful

Farmscape for July 17, 2020 Full Interview 6:07 Listen A strategic partnership involving the Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement, the Prairie Swine Center and CDPQ...

Conestoga a Big Fan of Pig Cooling System By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Humans may complain that the hot weather makes them sweat like a pig, but there’s one small problem with that: pigs don’t sweat. Their...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Improving selection for efficient lean gain

By: Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com   In the pig industry, efficient lean gain is closely associated with profitability of pork production.   During the grow-finish period,...

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...
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