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$13 million invested in a fromer beef plant for pork processing

Donald's Fine Foods, owner of Thunder Creek Pork, is retrofitting the old beef plant for a pork processing facility. The company took out a $12.7...

Maple Leaf Foods Inc. to Purchase Four Saskatchewan Pig Farms

Strategic Acquisition Enhances Security of Supply and Offers Another Pillar in the Company's Dynamic Growth Plans for its Pork Business aple Leaf Foods Inc. ("Maple...

Improve Gut Health in Piglets

MSP is demonstrated effective at improving gut health in piglets at any life stage.  Most experts agree that you have to start early, and...

Willowbrook producer focused on rare Lacombe pigs

Source: Yorkton this week Lacombe pigs are rather unique among a myriad of swine breeds. To begin with it is the only breed developed in Canada. The...

Swine nutrition companies unite to support producers

Bringing together enhanced resources to support swine producers across Canada and into the U.S. is the focus of a new partnership between two innovation-focused...

PRRS 1-4-4 Variant Shows More Dramatic Impacts than Other PRRS Viruses

Farmscape for July 23, 2021 Feature Report Listen SHIC/AASV PRRS-114 Webinar 1:16:56 Listen Dr. Paul Yeske 11:12 Listen PRRS-1-4-4-ZOOM-webinar Listen A swine...

Partners Continue to Advance Canada’s Pork Industry

University of Alberta professor of Animal Biotechnology Michael Dyck has received new funding through Genome Canada's Genomics Application Partnership Program (GAPP).  He is no...

Genesus Outperforms USA Pig Champ Data

Pig Champ is a leading database of U.S. swine production data. Table below - Genesus compared the Pig Champ Mean and Top 10%. Forty-nine (49)...

Researchers Explore Prospects of Adding Antimicrobial Sensitivity Testing to Brachyspira Diagnosis

Farmscape for January 27, 2021 Full Interview 21:45 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are evaluating the potential of adding antimicrobial sensitivity...

Individual Sow Feeding Cuts Feed Costs While Maintaining Performance

Farmscape for October 26, 2020 Full Interview 9:55 Listen By focussing on the nutritional needs of the individual sow, pork producers can reduce costs while...
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