Lab scale research conducted by the University of Manitoba has shown the use of concrete floor coverings has the potential to improve the foot health of loose housed gestating sows.
The governments of Canada and Manitoba are partnering to invest more than $1.4 million to expand scientific research capacity at the University of Manitoba’s Glenlea Research Station dairy barn.
A Professor with the University of Manitoba suggests improved canola varieties and modern processing techniques have made canola meal a much more viable source of protein for nursery pig rations.
Research conducted by the University of Manitoba shows canola meal can be included in the diets of lactating sows at much higher levels than previously believed.
A Professor with the University of Manitoba suggests canola meal can be used in ration formulations for nursery pigs at much higher levels than had been previously believed.
A researcher with the University of Manitoba says several compounds are showing potential as alternatives to in-feed antibiotics to help improve the health of pigs and stimulate growth.
A University of Manitoba food safety scientist says there is no difference in the safety of meat and poultry raised using antibiotic-free protocols or convention practices.
A Professor Emeritus with the University of Manitoba says it’s prudent to reduce antibiotic use in both human medicine and in animal agriculture.
The University of Manitoba has entered into a memorandum of understanding with McMaster University to offer admission to its Midwifery Education Program to students who have successfully completed the first year of Manitoba’s Midwifery Program.