Ontario Pork Producer expansion set for a Father and Son Tag Team

Father and son ramping up for Eastern Ontario Hog Farm Expansion Tweed, Ontario, is known more for Elvis sightings than Pig Production.  Slack Family...

Swine Supplies Checklist

Tools Drugs Slap shot Epiclor-on hand anytime you administer drugs, vaccines, etc Repeater syringe Metacam Repeater syringe that holds bottles (iron) 1ml Biomycin 200 Repeater syringe 0.1, 0.2 etc adjustable (deworm piglets) Exceed...

Canadian Pig Production Practices Survey Ready for Launch

Farmscape for June 22, 2020 Full Interview 21:21 Listen Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are planning to launch a survey that help...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market Continues to Suffer, June 22 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. hog market harvest reached 2,587,000, about 130,000 more than a week ago and a...

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Moving Non-ambulatory Pigs: Finding The Better...

In the USA, humane swine handling is directed through the Pork Quality Assurance Plus and Transport Quality Assurance programs. These standards require that sick or...

Lessons Learned from PED Improve Biosecurity Protocols

Farmscape for June 19, 2020 Full Interview 14:35 Listen The Manager of Swine Health Programs with Manitoba Pork says the lessons learned from Porcine Epidemic...

Engineering Controls Reduce Hydrogen Sulphide Exposure in Swine Barns

Three engineering control measures were developed and tested for effectiveness in protecting swine barn workers from exposure to hydrogen sulfide (H2S) gas during manure handling events. A...

Elanco Receives Key Approval in Bayer Acquisition

Greenfield-based Elanco Animal Health Inc. (NYSE: ELAN) has received approval from the European Commission for its pending acquisition of Germany-based Bayer AG's animal health...

COVID-19 Precautions Expected to Reduce Fall Flu Pressure

Farmscape for June 18, 2020 Full Interview 16:12 Listen A Veterinary Pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine expects precautions being taken to minimise...

Research Targets Sow Mortality By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

There are many conditions from which sows can recover, but death isn't one of them. Apart from the psychological toll that sow losses place...
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