A Veterinarian with Goshen Ridge Veterinary Services says pork producers can speed up the recovery of piglets affected by diarrhea by replacing the body salts they are losing.
By characterizing the nutritive value of feed ingredients, swine nutritionists hope to lower feed costs while improving productivity and reducing the environmental impact of pork production.
A Veterinarian with Demeter Veterinary Services says providing fresh feed and stimulating feed intake will help maximize the growth of nursery and finisher pigs.
The Vice-President Technical Services and Marketing Programs with Canada Pork International expects the importance of China as a destination for Canadian pork to grow as volumes of fresh chilled pork exported to that market increase.
The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services suggests, given the current strong futures prices, pork producers should be looking at forward contracting about 20 percent of their production at current prices and another 10 percent for each ten dollar increase in prices.
At Keystone Agricultural Producers’ recent spring Advisory Council meeting, KAP members discussed a wide range of issues – especially the current canola crisis.
A research scientist in sow lactation with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says the selection of replacement gilts for breeding should begin as early as weaning.
The Vice President of Brussels Transport says a well designed properly utilized Danish Entry is one of the most effective defenses against the spread of swine diseases.
Keystone Agricultural Producers acknowledges the recent announcement from the province that the new training requirements for commercial truckers with Class 1 licenses will be delayed a year for farmers.