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An ounce of prevention to prevent a pork pandemic

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure has taken on new meaning over the last six months. COVID-19 has taught Canadians...

African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever, Pseudorabies Remain Top International Concern

Farmscape for September 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:08 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports the circulation of African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever and...

Time to invest in market-transport biosecurity

Grow-finish farms are the last segment of hog production to enact strict biosecurity protocols. That needs to change, reports Mike Eisenmenger, DVM, Swine Vet...

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain as pandemic gives way to glut

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain beyond the COVID-19 pandemic that has interrupted packing plants , as a pig glut in the United...

Lean hog futures rise as slaughter pace reaches pre-COVID levels

Chicago Mercantile Exchange lean hog futures gained on Thursday as slaughter rates returned to levels not seen since processing plants closed from COVID-19 outbreaks...

CCSI Adopts Updated Strategic Plan

Farmscape for August 12, 2020 Full Interview 18:54 Listen The Canadian Centre for Swine Improvement has approved a new three to five year strategic plan....

Commonality of Strep Zoo Makes Tracking Origin a Challenge

Farmscape for August 10, 2020 Full Interview 11:05 Listen An Adjunct Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says, because Streptococcus zooepidemicus, is common...

Genesus Global Market Report Canada, August 2020

Genesus Global Market Report Canada, August 2020 Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario bfraser@genesus.com   In my last two commentaries I’ve suggested the industry was a mess, maybe...

Subunit Technology Based COVID-19 Vaccine Now Being Tested

Farmscape for July 31, 2020 Full Interview 16:16 Listen Researchers with VIDO-InterVac expect to begin human trials of a new COVID-19 Vaccine this fall. The...

Ontario continues fight against invasive wild pigs

The push continues to prevent the establishment of one of the most serious threats that Ontario's natural environment could face — wild pigs. Destructive, clever,...
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