Centralia Swine Research Update

CANADA - The Centralia Swine Research Update provides a chance to meet some new faces in the industry, and mingle with some of the top research specialists in Canada.
calendar icon 11 April 2013
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This year, Ontario Pork carpooled down with some faculty, including Dr Bob Friendship and Dr Kees de Lange.

There were many interesting topics this year, touching on a variety of different up-to-date research topics. Some of the topics discussed include:

  • Ontario Swine Health - What’s Happening Out There?
  • Utilization of Amino Acids by the Sow Mammary Gland During Lactation
  • Broken Hearted About In-transit Losses? Your Pigs Might Be
  • Swine Influenza Update
  • PG600 In Gilt Selection and the Subsequent Performance of P1 Sows used as Nurse Sows
  • Factors Affecting Milk Production and Mammary Development
  • Effects of Vitamin D Supplementation at Weaning on an Ontario Swine Farm
  • Canadian Global Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank
  • New Tools for Precision Feeding
  • Does Teat Use in First Lactation Affect its Yield on Second Lactation?
  • Clostridium Difficile in Pork Production and Processing
  • Code of Practice: What are the problems?

As can be seen, there is a wide variety of topics and some very interesting speakers.

It is a great day for experienced or inexperienced members, so mark your calendars for next year’s update on Wednesday, 29 January 2014.

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