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African Swine Fever & Senecavirus A Update Telephone Town Hall

Swine Health Ontario (SHO) invites you to participate in a town hall call regarding swine health in Ontario.

African Swine Fever & Senecavirus A Update Telephone Town Hall

7/16/2020 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

The call will discuss: African Swine Fever Partial Activation of the Incident Command Center Senevavirus A If you happen to miss our call you can call us at...

Pain Control Information for Swine

The National Farm Animal Care Council Code of Practice for the Care and Handling of Pigs requires that as of July 1, 2016 castration and tail-docking, performed at any age, must be done with...

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Farm biosecurity bill introduced in Canada

Monday, February 24, 2020

A bill under consideration in Canada would make entering properties where farm animals are kept without lawful authority or excuse to enter an offense under the country’s Health of Animals Act.

Pig coronavirus easily spreads to chickens, turkeys

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

An infectious zoonotic disease that can be deadly to pigs is easily transmitted between swine and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases.

Antibiotic resistance - 25 Global Actions for 2025

Monday, November 18, 2019

Announcement of investment and training to prevent antibiotic resistance on-farm, will benefit all from poultry and livestock producers through to public.

Zoetis names Kristin Peck to succeed Alaix as CEO

Friday, November 1, 2019

Kristin Peck will succeed Juan Ramón Alaix as the CEO of Zoetis, effective January 1, 2020, and join the board of directors, effective immediately.

Maple Leaf CEO: Canadian biosecurity reduces ASF threat

Friday, November 1, 2019

Maple Leaf Foods CEO Michael H. McCain spoke with relative confidence that the Canadian and North American pork industries are well-positioned to protect its pig herds, should the presence of African swine fever (ASF) be confirmed in the continent.






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