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Research Shows Exercise Benefits Performance of Older Parity Sows

Farmscape for July 3, 2020 Full Interview 15:55 Listen Research conducted by the University of Saskatchewan and the Prairie Swine Centre has found the opportunity...

Backyard Pig Farmer Profile, Tera Chanasyk. This small pasture pig producer from Alberta Canada...

Photo credit Camanna’s Petite Paradise Get in the “Swineweb” with Backyard Pig Farmer Tera Chanasyk. This small pasture pig producer from Alberta Canada opens about...

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...

Trace Minerals Can Counter Reproductive Problems in Swine

Lameness has been linked to a significant decrease in sow productivity and is known to increase the odds of early removal from the herd....

Elanco Announces European Commission Approval Of Pending Acquisition Of Bayer Animal Health

Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted approval of Elanco's pending acquisition of Bayer AG's (ETR:...

Pigs and COVID-19: What you need to know

Information from the team at the Prairie Swine Health Services. What species are linked to COVID-19? The exact source of COVID-19 has not been...

Initial Reaction to Proposed Moose Jaw Cull Sow Slaughtering Plant Positive

Farmscape for June 8, 2020 Full Interview 9:16 Listen The Industry Relations Manager with Donald's Fine Foods says the initial response to the proposed development...

Prairie Hog Country- June/July 2020 Edition

I am excited to share that the third edition of Prairie Hog Country in 2020 is currently at the printers and will be released...

HyLife Purchases US Processing Plant Prime Pork LLC from Taylor Corporation

HyLife is excited to partner with Glen Taylor, purchasing 75% equity interest of Prime Pork LLC from Taylor Corporation. Prime Pork, a recently renovated processing...

Processing fluids provide an option to monitor PCV2 and PCVAD

Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) is found among pig herds throughout the world and contributes to the disease syndrome known as porcine circovirus associated...
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