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Pig Industry News: Canada

30 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Gastrointestinal Tract Diseases Interfering with the Nutrients Absorption and Reducing Feed Conversion in Pigs
CANADA - Remarks by Zygmunt Pejsak, National Veterinary Research Institute, Pulawy during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
29 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada 2017 Pork Industry Outlook in Manitoba Positive
CANADA - The Chair of Manitoba Pork says the outlook for 2017 within the province's pork industry is optimistic, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Canada Protein Sources as Functional Ingredients in Pig Diets
CANADA - Remarks by Alfons Jansman, Wageningen University, Netherlands, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
28 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Mycotoxins Modulate the Inflammatory Response?
CANADA - Remarks by Ana Paula Bracarense, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Brazil, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
27 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Improving Protein Utilization Efficiency Through Better Understanding of Immune and Stress Responses in Pigs
CANADA - Remarks by Jae Cheol Kim, Murdoch University, Australia, during the swine breakout session at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
20 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Improved Concrete Floor Design Extends Sow Longevity
CANADA - Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc indicates improvements in the design of slatted concrete flooring will improve the comfort and longevity of group housed gestating sows, writes...
16 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Smart Pig Handling Videos Generate Keen Interest World Wide
CANADA - Two "Smart Pig Handling" videos released by Manitoba Pork have attracted almost 300,000 hits on youtube, writes Bruce Cochrane....
15 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada Hog Markets – 2016 Review
CANADA - As we review 2016 from the table compiled by the OMAFRA Swine Team, we see perhaps a more normal year, if such a thing exists anymore in this industry, writes Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus...
13 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Use of Heat Quicker and Cheaper for Cleaning Swine Transport Trailers
CANADA - A researcher with the University of Saskatchewan says the use of heat to kill pathogens is speeding up the turn around time for swine transport trailers following cleaning and disinfection leading...
12 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada CETA Offers Opportunity for Canadian Pork to Distinguish Itself in Europe
CANADA - The President of Canada Pork International says the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement with Europe will give Canadian pork the opportunity to distinguish itself in that market, writes...
Pig Industry News from Canada Environmental Enrichment Improves Behavioral and Physiological Responses in Pigs
CANADA - A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says the provision of environmental enrichment has the potential to improve both the health and productivity of the pig, writes Bruce Cochrane....
08 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada The Value and Risks of Online Communities in the Social Media Era: Minimizing Brand and Financial Damage During a Crisis
CANADA - Remarks by Adrian Moss, Focus Business Communications, United Kingdom at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
Pig Industry News from Canada Microbiome Research Offers New Line of Defense Against Pig Diseases
CANADA - A scientist with the University of Saskatchewan says, as the pressure to reduce antibiotic use intensifies, the role of the microbiome in promoting animal health will become increasingly important,...
07 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Advised to Be Aware of Approvals and Doses When Administrating Pain Control Drugs to Pigs
CANADA - An Assistant Professor in Swine Behavior and Welfare with the University of Saskatchewan says its important for pork producers to be sure the compounds used to control pain during painful procedures...
06 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Trade Talks with Japan Key in Event TPP Fails
CANADA - The Chair of the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board says, in the event the Trans-Pacific Partnership collapses, it will be important for Canada reinvigorate efforts to achieve a bilateral trade...
02 December 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Study Shows Sows Can Tolerate Temperature as Low as 9°C
CANADA - Conversion of gestation sow housing from stalls to group systems signifies a major shift for the recently revised Canadian Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs. One specific study...
30 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada The Impact of Gut Health and Gut Integrity on Performance of Livestock Animals
CANADA - Remarks by Franz Waxenecker, BIOMIN, Austria at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
29 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Technology Procedures Training Change in Response to Risk of Disease Transmission
CANADA - Steve's Livestock Transport says, in response to the growing risk of disease transmission during transport, procedures and technologies have change and there's been a greater emphasis placed on...
28 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Weekly Overview: Canada Moves Closer to Restoring Pork Exports to Argentina
ANALYSIS - Canada's pig industry has been in the news this week following the government's commitment to restoring access for Canadian pork to Argentina....
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Farms Converting to Group Sow Housing Accelerates
CANADA - A scientist with the Prairie Swine Centre says, as Canadian Pig Code of Practice 2024 deadline for converting to group sow housing approaches, the level of interest in making the change is accelerating,...
25 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Vets Identify Challenges in Antibiotic Free Pig Production
CANADA - The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says key concerns among veterinarians working with animals in "Raised Without Antibiotics" programmes include challenges in maintaining animal...
Pig Industry News from Canada Manitoba Government Committed to Reducing Red Tape Obstructing Agricultural Development
CANADA - The Premier of Manitoba says one of his government's top priorities is reducing the red tape that is obstructing agricultural development, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Canada Effective Growth Promoters are Anti-Inflammatory by Nature, as Is Evident from Omics and Simple Biomarkers
CANADA - Remarks by Theo A. Niewold, KU Leuven, Belgium at the 2016 World Nutrition Forum in Vancouver, Canada....
24 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Trump Approach to Trade Creates Concern Throughout Ag Sector
CANADA - The President of Global AgriTrends remains hope that, despite the rhetoric heard during the US election campaign, that Canada will see limited change in the way the United States deals with international...
Pig Industry News from Canada Saskatchewan at the Start of Canadian Hog Industry Reinvestment
CANADA - A Farm Management Consultant with MNP says Saskatchewan is at a starting point in terms of looking at reinvestment in hog production capacity, writes Bruce Cochrane....
23 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Demonstration of New Technology for Washing Swine Transport Trailers Expected By March
CANADA - A multi-disciplinary multi-institutional team of researchers expects to be ready by March to demonstrate new technology designed to speed up the washing of swine transport trailers, writes Bruce...
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork Producers Encouraged to Consider Seasonal Flu Shots
CANADA - The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council is encouraging pork producers to be prepared for the wave of seasonal flu, writes Bruce Cochrane....
22 November 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Canada Commits to Restoring Pork Access to Argentina
CANADA - The Canadian meat industry has welcomed the commitment to restore access to Argentina for Canadian pork....
Pig Industry News from Canada PED Risk Expected to Rise with Drop in Temperatures
CANADA - Pork producers are being reminded the risk of exposure to PED is likely to increase with the onset of colder weather, writes Bruce Cochrane....
Pig Industry News from Canada Key Takeaways on Mycotoxins: 2016 World Nutrition Forum
CANADA - The 7th edition of the World Nutrition Forum recently took place in Vancouver, Canada, one of the most livable places in the world, surrounded by stunning nature. The event counted over 800 participants...
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