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20 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Acidification improves grain preservation and boosts weaning pig performance
Research has shown acidification of high moisture grains can improve preservation and boost the growth of weaning pigs...
16 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Join the Genesus team
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15 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Hypor building for the future
With Hypors’ continued growth in the Americas and around the world, we are enlarging our global nucleus population and reinvesting in our production assets....
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – Party’s over, now what?
Two months ago Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Farm Supply, projected profits for the next 12 months at $10.35 per pig and producer profitability levels $13.29 per pig average producer and $34.30 per pig excellent...
13 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork producers encouraged to engage with the public
The Chair of Manitoba Pork says it's up to the farmers who produce the food to share the story of how that food is produced with those who consume the food...
09 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada New antimicrobial regulations present an opportunity for Canadian hog producers
As of 1 December , 2018, all medically important antimicrobials for veterinary use will be sold by prescription only in Canada. MSP[RS] provides an insight into how producers can continue to beat disease...
03 August 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Pork sector outlooks remain positive
Farm Credit Canada says the outlook for Canada's pork sector over the next six to 18 months remains positive...
23 July 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada PigTRACE: Tag prices increasing, half duplex tags available
The Canadian Pork Council (CPC) is restructuring its pricing of PigTRACE ear tags, effective 1 August 2018...
Pig Industry News from Canada AgriRisk Initiatives Program is now available under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership
CANADA - Canada's agriculture and agri-food system contributes $110 billion to Canada's economy, with more than $64.6 billion in exports. Agriculture risk management is important to the sector - it helps...
20 July 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Performance response of piglets to acid-preserved, high-moisture wheat
The Prairie Swine Centre releases new trial results: Determining the effectiveness of feeding acid-preserved, high moisture wheat as an alternative to directly supplementing acid to the wheat diet of weanling...
18 July 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Minister MacAulay concludes first part of "Growing Canadian Agriculture" tour
CANADA – Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, will be holding a media teleconference from Vancouver, British Columbia, to discuss the Growing Canadian Agriculture Tour...
05 July 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada $18.5 million allocated to fund Swine Innovation Porc for next five years
Swine nutrition, health and welfare, and pork quality are among the Canadian pork sector's top research priorities for the next five years, with $18.5 million allocated by the Canadian Pork Council...
02 July 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Animal health unaffected by US antibiotic use regulation changes
The Chief Veterinarian with the National Pork Producer's Council says fears over the potential negative impact on animal welfare resulting from changes to US regulations pertaining to antibiotic use in...
25 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay sets out on the 'Growing Canadian Agriculture' tour
CANADA - Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector is an economic engine, spurring job creation and prosperity across the country...
22 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – Is the Party Over? Part 2
In my last commentary I discussed some of the potential challenges to being an export nation for pork, which Canada very much is and has been for a very long time. The USA is rapidly becoming a very significant...
19 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada NPPC calls for expanded access to foreign workers
The National Pork Producer's Council is calling on government to expand options for filling vacant jobs in the pork sector with immigrant workers...
18 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Increased pork supplies expected to result in price discounts in fourth quarter
The Director of Risk Management with h@ms Marketing Services predicts higher US pork supplies will result in discounts in the price consumers pay for pork...
05 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Governments highlight funded activities for Manitoba agri-processors
Manitoba’s agri-processors are now able to access funding for activities under the Ag Action Manitoba program as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership continues to be implemented, Federal Agriculture...
04 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada PEDv update: 6 confirmed cases in Southeastern Manitoba
There are now six confirmed PED cases in Southeast Manitoba in the 2018 outbreak, including three finisher operations, two sow operations and one nursery operation. Biocontainment is in place on these...
01 June 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada CWSHIN to focus on adding value to swine health surveillance data
The Manager of the Canada-West Swine Health Intelligence Network is hopeful that adding value for veterinarians to the swine health information collected by veterinarians will encourage expanded participation...
21 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada New case of PEDv in Southeastern Manitoba
A new case of PEDv was confirmed on May 15, 2018 in a finisher barn in Southeastern Manitoba. Biocontainment on this site is in place...
18 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Ability to exercise benefits stall-housed gestating sows
The NSERC Industrial Research Chair in Swine Welfare says research has shown that gestating sows housed in stalls will benefit from the opportunity to exercise...
04 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Five million Coliprotec doses sold
Prevtec Microbia Inc. (“Prevtec”) is pleased to announce that five million doses of its bivalent vaccine Coliprotec® F4/F18 have been sold in the European Union (EU) since its commercial market authorisation...
01 May 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada NAFTA participants increasingly invested in successfully concluding negotiations
The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute says participants in a discussion aimed at modernising the North American Free Trade Agreement have become highly invested in successfully concluding...
30 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Eyes on the road
Manitoba Agriculture and Manitoba Infrastructure are encouraging farmers, drivers and agricultural equipment operators to make road safety a priority this spring....
27 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Province encourages Manitobans to contribute to new economic growth strategy
The Manitoba government is holding meetings this month with stakeholder groups to guide the development of a new provincial economic growth strategy, Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen...
26 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Nuscience launches next phase of Biotica innovation drive for Canadian market
CALGARY, ALBERTA — New speciality market approval, scientific forum discussion and broadened adoption are all rapidly taking shape for the Nuscience elite level feed technology platform in Canada, available...
24 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Genesus Global Market Report: Canada - Is the party over?
The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and...
20 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Agriculture's contribution to carbon sequestration must be recognised
The President of the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan says the contribution of Canadian agriculture in helping reduce Canada's carbon footprint, and without a carbon tax, needs to be...
11 April 2018
Pig Industry News from Canada Important issues drive agenda for Canada's leading animal nutrition conference
OTTAWA, Ontario, 11 April 2018 - There's still time to register for the 2nd Animal Nutrition Conference of Canada from 2-3 May in Edmonton...
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