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Swine Health Ontario is spearheading the Ontario initiative to improve disease prevention, detection, response, containment and elimination, leading to better decisions and added value at the farm and industry levels.

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ASF Update - Mar 2022

Please find attached an update from Swine Health Ontario detailing some of the ongoing work being done on African swine fever (ASF) preparedness on both the provincial and national levels. If...
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New Disease Outbreak Checklist

Please find attached a checklist to help in the event of a suspected new disease outbreak on-farm.

We encourage you to post it in your barns for easy reference.

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Recently, SHO held a webinar for producers demonstrating how to enroll and use the ARC&E site. If you were not able to attend, we would be happy to arrange further opportunities to run this demo again. Please contact us at info@swinehealthontario.ca for more information.

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German govt seeks balance between grains, biodiversity

Friday, May 27, 2022

Berlin's new green government is pushing back

Pork Industry Report – Ag Sack Lunch Program, Karen Brokaw

Friday, May 27, 2022

Pork Industry Report – Ag Sack Lunch Program, Karen Brokaw

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Level up your fly control

Friday, May 27, 2022

Understand the three levels of fly activity for more effective control Flies on hog or poultry farms are more than a nuisance; they carry diseases that can pose a severe health hazard to people and animals. Fly control is a basic component of biosecurity in hog and poultry houses. Given the housefly’s seven-day life cycle […]

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Podcast: The War on African Swine Fever: Part 2 | Dr. Adrian Balaban & PJ Corns

Friday, May 27, 2022

About the Guest Dr. Adian Balaban is the executive director of Pork & Co., Cooperativa Silistea Productie Suine, which is also a genetic multiplier for Topigs Norsvin. Additionally, Dr. Balaban serves as the President of the Romanian Association of Swine Veterinarians and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the Romanian Pork […]

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Performance Impact of an Older Weaned Pig

Friday, May 27, 2022

The process of using data to make strategic production decisions is not new for PIPESTONE. It’s a process that usually starts with a concept, sometimes born of intuition, but more often born of necessity. It also requires a collaborative effort by PIPESTONE business units to bring the concept full circle. In 2016, Pipestone Applied Research […]

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Mazen Animal Health Raises $11.2 Million

Friday, May 27, 2022

Mazen, an animal health company developing novel oral vaccines, announced today the closing of its Series A round of over $11M. The round was led by Fall Line Capital and joined by all the Seed investors, including Next Level Ventures, Kent Corporation, Ag Startup Engine, Ag Ventures Alliance, ISAV and Summit Ag. In addition, new […]

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African swine fever case found on pig farm in South Korea

Friday, May 27, 2022

A case of African swine fever was detected on a farm containing around 1,500 animals in South Korea’s northeastern county of Hongcheon, the food and agriculture ministry said on Thursday. All the animals on the farm were killed in order to contain the spread of the pathogen, and an investigation was to be launched on […]

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Kemin Industries Opens New Facilities In Mexico

Friday, May 27, 2022

Kemin Industries, a global ingredient manufacturer that strives to sustainably transform the quality of life every day for 80% of the world with its products and services, has opened new offices and a distribution center in Mexico based in Guadalajara, Jalisco. For nearly 30 years, Kemin has been growing its business within Mexico and Central […]

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African swine fever case detected on German farm

Friday, May 27, 2022

A case of African swine fever was detected on a farm containing around 35 animals in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, the food and agriculture ministry said on Thursday. All the animals on the farm were killed and disposed of in order to contain the spread of the pathogen, and an investigation has begun on […]

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German farm reports African swine fever case

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The ministry is investigating the case