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Farmscape for May 10, 2021 Full Interview 13:40 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network reports the first quarter of 2021 was one of the quietest quarters ever in terms of infections in swine herds. The...
Seeking Innovative Approaches to Automating Processors The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence  Network (CAAIN) today launched its Beef and Pork Primary Processing Automation and Robotics  Program, a $5M initiative designed to foster the development and adoption of innovative technologybased solutions...
Farmscape for July 12, 2022 Full Interview 13:40 Listen The 2022 interim results from the Brachyspira Diagnostic Service have shown Brachyspira hampsonii remains the most frequently diagnosed species of Brachyspira in western Canada. Brachyspira is a genus of bacteria,...
For all producers sending hogs, isoweans or sows to Manitoba, please review this latest update from Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development: As of Fri., Nov. 5, a total of four swine premises are confirmed to have porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED). Positive...
Producers shipping out-of-province are reminded to please submit any swine manifests to Alberta Pork within 48 hours of the movement. For out-of-province shipping, this is the responsibility of the producer, not the packer. The current spread of porcine epidemic diarrhea...
Farmscape for September 21, 2022 Full Interview 11:04 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are confident characterizing the epidemiology of Streptococcus suis will lead improved diagnostics and treatment. In an effort to improve the diagnostics and...
Farmscape for November 3, 2020 Full Interview 11:08 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says a lot of great work has been done in Canada to reduce risk of exposure to foreign animal disease but we still...
Farmscape for January 28, 2022 Full Interview 6:50 Listen The Manager of Swine Health with Manitoba Pork says, despite declining case numbers, continued strict biosecurity remains key to containing the province's most recent Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak. Since October 64...
Farmscape for June 4, 2021 The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is advising Canadian pork producers to consider grain prices as they make forward contracting decisions for the fall and winter months. Carcass values in the United...
Farmscape for November 30, 2021 Full Interview 16:50 Listen The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is encouraging pork producers to submit samples for diagnostic analysis when they notice signs of reproductive syndrome, typically abortions. Earlier this...
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