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London Swine Conference 2014

30 July 2014

Programme and link to the proceedings of the London Swine Conference 2014, which was held in London, Ontario, Canada on 26 to 27 March 2014.

London Swine Conference 2014

To view the papers, click on the link at the end or on the title of the individual paper in the list below.

Day 1: Sows – Main Sessions

  • Positioned for Success - Kevin Grier
  • Group Sow Housing – The Facts - Laurie Connor
  • Lessons Learned from PEDV - Doug MacDougald
  • Lactation Success - Chantal Farmer

Day 1: Sows – Workshop Sessions

  • Success with Group Housing - Jennifer Brown and Laurie Connor
  • Sow Health: Impacts and Challenges - Terri O’Sullivan and Sue Burlatschenko
  • Managing a Dynamic Sow Grouping System - Doug Ahrens
  • Feeding the Sow: Peri-Partum - Dale W. Rozeboom
  • Feeding the Sow: Comparison of Gestational and Lactation Programmes - Paul Luimes
  • Challenges Associated with Reproductive Failure in Sows - Glen Almond
  • Reproductive Problem Solving in Gilts - Ernie Meyer
  • Converting to Group Sow Housing – Decisions to Consider - Ron Bates
  • Retrofitting for Group Housing - Sylven Blouin
  • Making the Most of the Suckling Period - Dale W. Rozeboom, David Chamberlin and Nathalie Trottier

Day 2: Wean to Finish – Main Sessions

  • High-Fibre Swine Diets - Ruurd Zijlstra
  • Health Monitoring Matters: The Role of CSHIN - Chris Byra
  • Real Factors That Affect Profitability - Steve Pollman
  • International Trade – Barriers and Opportunities for Canada’s Pork Sector - Kathleen Sullivan

Day 2: Wean to Finish – Workshop Sessions

  • Managing Pile Ups - Sylven Blouin
  • Managing Pile Ups - Graeme McDermid
  • Sudden Death During Transport: How Hog Heart Health Affects in-Transit Losses - Kathy Zurbrigg
  • Water Sprinkling Market Pigs in a Stationary Trailer Pre- and Post-Transport: Effects on Pig Behaviour, Gastrointestinal Tract Temperature and Trailer Micro-Climate - Jessica Fox
  • Spotting Problems Early - Zvonimir Poljak
  • Profitability Indicators - Randy Duffy
  • Improving Feed Efficiency - Bruce Schumann and Ruurd Zijlstra

Further Reading

You can view the full Proceedings of the 2014 London Swine Conference by clicking here.

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