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Farmscape for May 17, 2024 Full Interview 16:50 Listen A veterinary pathologist with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging farmers to take steps to minimize the potential exposure of farm animals to migrating birds. In March USDA...
Farmscape for May 10, 2024 Full Interview 10:09 Listen Manitoba's pork producers are calling for the creation of a provincially appointed task group to develop solutions to the algae problem in Lake Winnipeg. An article posted to the Manitoba...
Farmscape for May 7, 2024 Full Interview 12:25 Listen The manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is warning pork producers of the need to report pigs that display signs of having or having had blisters and...
Farmscape for May 2, 2024 Full Interview 12:25 Listen The manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network is advising pork producers to be paying particular attention to the presence of blisters on pigs over the next three...
Farmscape for May 1, 2024 Full Interview 12:48 Listen The Director of Swine Health with Manitoba Pork suggests, as spring planting activity stirs up more dust increasing the potential for the movement of viruses, pork producers will need to...
Farmscape for April 24, 2024 Full Interview 8:25 Listen The Director of the Emergency Management Division of Animal Health Canada is encouraging the public to become aware of and involved in the effort to eradicate wild pigs from the...
Farmscape for April 19, 2024 Full Interview 12:47 Listen A new tool being developed by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine will help pork producers and veterinarians assess the economics of their animal welfare practices. The Western College of...
Certain barns that switched to antibiotic-free production observed increased prevalence of pathogens after a few years on the program. Developing improved sanitization and disinfection procedures is an important step to reduce the pathogen load in antibiotic-free barns, which was the...
A partnership made between Schippers Canada and Farmers Depot in 2023, is now resulting in reduced costs which are being passed onto livestock producers through lower retail prices. The companies, which are known for bringing innovation and top tier products...
Farmscape for April 16, 2024 Full Interview 7:14 Listen The Coordinator of Squeal on Pigs Manitoba is confident the province's feral pig population will ultimately be eliminated. The Squeal on Pigs campaign was launched in Manitoba in 2022 to inform...
Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii) is a zoonotic and protozoan parasite that infects more than one-third of the global human population. Warm-blooded animals can act as hosts but only members of the cat family, such as domestic cats, act as...
Farmscape for April 8, 2024 Full Interview 13:08 Listen Research conducted by the Western College of veterinary Medicine is expected to lead to the development of new approaches to prevent or treat ear tip necrosis. A study conducted by...
🐖 Join us for an illuminating episode of "Swine Insights" as we engage in a captivating conversation with Dr. Jeff Bergermann. In this episode, Dr. Bergermann, renowned in the swine industry, takes us on a journey through his background,...
Pleased to share the core section of the April/May edition for Prairie Hog Country was uploaded to the printers early yesterday morning. This edition has follow up coverage from many of the great meetings/events that have been happening in the...
Farmscape for March 27, 2024 Full Interview 7:14 Listen Research conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine suggests management changes made early in the life of the pig, such as providing chewable materials and more space to play,...