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December 2019 to March 2020

The Facts – Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea in Ontario

Between December 1st, 2019 and March 25th, 2020 there have been 18 new sites with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) reported in Ontario. In all cases containment and elimination measures have been...
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Pain Control Information for Swine

The National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs requires that as of July 1, 2016 castration and tail-docking, performed at any age, must be done with...
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A Technical Perspective on Building Team Dynamics

Monday, October 25, 2021

How a team performs within a system directly influences quality management and production parameters.   

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Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. Announces New Technical Support Specialist

Monday, October 25, 2021

Key appointment enhances Topigs Norsvin Technical Support Team Topigs Norsvin Canada announced today that Rey Garcia has joined its staff as Technical Support Specialist, based out of Oak Bluff Manitoba. In his  new role, Rey will be focused on providing Technical and Production Support in Manitoba.  Rey has gained considerable experience over the last 10 […]

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MeatsPad podcast series S2E4: Meat Science: A lifetime gift - Dr. Jesus Velazco

Monday, October 25, 2021

Listen to the podcast This week we have the honor to feature Dr. Jesús Velazco, Director of Perishables at HEB México, who will touch on the current challenges faced by the retail industry in North Am…

What will the UK-NZ free trade deal mean for UK pork?

Monday, October 25, 2021

The UK and New Zealand recently announced an "agreement in principle" for a future trade deal, but UK pork producers could benefit from the agreement.

BASF And Cargill To Develop And Market Innovative Enzyme-Based Solutions For The Animal Feed Industry

Monday, October 25, 2021

BASF and Cargill are expanding their partnership in the animal nutrition business, adding research and development capabilities and new markets to the partners’ existing feed enzymes distribution agreements. Together, they will develop, produce, market, and sell customer-centric enzyme products and solutions. The goal is to bring farmers feed innovations that reduce nutrient waste, improving feed […]

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Pork Industry Scholarship Applications Now Being Accepted

Monday, October 25, 2021

NPPC now is accepting applications for the 2022 Lois Britt Memorial Pork Industry Scholarship, which is sponsored by CME Group and managed and administered by NPPC. The program, introduced in 1990 by CME Group and NPPC and named in 2006 in honor of the late-NPPC board member Lois Britt, awards 10 $2,500 scholarships annually to […]

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Reduce sow mortality with documentation and intervention, By Randy Jones, DVM, with Four Star Veterinary Service

Monday, October 25, 2021

Source: PigHealthToday.com The cause of high sow-mortality rates may be tough to determine, but producers can take steps to address the problems and lower rates, according to Randy Jones, DVM, with Four Star Veterinary Service, Kinston, North Carolina. Sow mortality didn’t used to be a major problem, but in the last decade mortality levels have […]

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Manitoba Pork Producers Applaud Passage of Bills 62 and 63

Monday, October 25, 2021

Farmscape for October 25, 2021 Full Interview 6:27 Listen The General Manager of Manitoba Pork says legislation passed in Manitoba will help protect farm families from malicious trespassers, the animals on their farms from exposure to disease, and consumers from the food shortages that would result from a foreign animal disease incursion. Manitoba’s pork producers […]

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Prevalence of Neospora caninum Exposure in Wild Pigs ( Sus scrofa) from Oklahoma with Implications of Testing Method on Detection

Monday, October 25, 2021

Neospora caninum is a protozoan parasite, reported as a leading cause of cattle abortions and reproductive failure worldwide, costing the cattle industry approximately $1.3 billion annually. With wild pig (Sus scrofa) populations estimated at over six million in the United States, contact between wild pigs and livestock is inevitable, mainly because of the widespread geographic […]

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Feed Remains Top of Mind Concern for Introduction of Foreign Animal Disease

Monday, October 25, 2021

Farmscape for October 22, 2021 Full Interview 10:20 Listen The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center says the possible introduction of a foreign animal disease through feed remains a top-of-mind concern for the pork sector. A just completed year long analysis, conducted on behalf of the Pork Checkoff and the Swine Health Information […]

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