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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...
šŸ– 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,...
HyLife, a leading global food company, is pleased to announce thatĀ  its President and CEO, Karan Sangfai, has hit the ground running in his new role. Sangfai has embarked on a comprehensive listening tour, visiting various operations across the company...
Farmscape for March 21, 2024 Full Interview 11:34 Listen The Director of Swine Health with Manitoba Pork says lessons learned from the province's 2021-2022 Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea outbreak are helping pork producers prepare for the next potential outbreak. The...
Farmscape for March 19, 2024 Full Interview 7:15 Listen Manitoba's pork producers are calling on the federal government to replace its policy of taxing farmers to stimulate decreased fossil fuel use with one where incentives are offered to stimulate...
Margie De Guzmanā€™s rise at HyLife signifies more than just personal achievement. It highlights the power of diversity and inclusivity in fostering innovation and excellence in the workplace. She will never forget her first few days in Canada, arriving in...
Farmscape for March 12, 2024 Full Interview 12:47 Listen Pork producers and veterinarians are being invited to participate in a study which examines the relationship between the management of animal welfare and business sustainability. The Western College of Veterinary...
Farmscape for March 6, 2024 Full Interview 10:50 Listen A researcher with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine says information gathered at the abattoir through the use of artificial intelligence can be used by the producer to improve animal...
Farmscape for March 4, 2024 Full Interview 7:15 Listen The General Manager of Manitoba Pork suggests, not only has the federal carbon tax been completely ineffective in reducing fossil fuel use, it has actually made it harder for farmers...
Farmscape for February 29, 2024 Full Interview 13:07 Listen Researchers with VIDO are evaluating the addition of modified baker's yeast to the rations of piglets in place of antibiotics to protect health and stimulate increased weight gain. With funding...
Farmscape for February 27, 2024 Full Interview 10:57 Listen A professor with the University of Saskatchewan reports progress in the development of a new tool to assess indicators of on farm animal welfare at slaughter. Researchers with the University...
Farmscape for February 20, 2024 Full Interview 13:07 Listen Researchers with VIDO are exploring the potential of using modified brewer's yeast in place of antibiotics in the rations of young piglets. Researchers with the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization...
Source: University of Manitoba The pork industry provides people across different cultures a considerable source of protein, essential nutrients and a versatile ingredient for diverse culinary traditions. So, when the problem of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) infection...