The Manager of the Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network suggests the stress of long transit, mixing, and long waits at assembly yards or slaughter plants may be among the aggravating factors that have led to sudden death linked to Sreptecoccus zooepidemicus.
A multidisciplinary team of Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc is set to launch an economic and environmental survey of Canadian pork producers.
Agriculture and Resource Development Minister Blaine Pedersen announced that a new category has been added to the Manitoba Farm Family Recognition program.
The province of Manitoba says it will have the cleanest fuel standards in Canada by increasing the ethanol and biodiesel content of its transportation fuels as it implements its Made-in-Manitoba Climate and Green Plan.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services is hopeful Chinese demand for U.S. pork will lead to higher hog prices in 2020.
The Executive Director of the Swine Health Information Center reports it’s now possible to use the swine health information being provided voluntarily by swine producers to predict when a farm can be expected to break with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea.
Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation is notifying producers the Hay Disaster Benefit (HDB) has been activated and associated payments will begin shortly. The estimated payout for 2019 is in excess of $5 million on approximately 1,500 claim.
An evaluation of swine transport records indicates distances traveled combined with temperature play a key role in influencing the risk of mortality during transport.
A new Steinbach based education and training facility will offer swine farm workers a hands on opportunity to learn the veterinary procedures that will help them in their jobs.