Swine Health Ontario is spearheading the Ontario initiative to improve disease prevention, detection, response, containment and elimination, leading to better decisions and added value at the farm and industry levels.
Please find attached a checklist to help in the event of a suspected new disease outbreak on-farm.
We encourage you to post it in your barns for easy reference.
Please see the attached info sheet for producers on what to do if PEDv is in or near your barn.
Please see the attached update on PEDv in Ontario.
Performance gap between market gilts and barrows costs integrated operations $5.12 per gilt About 50% of pig production is made up of market gilts, and gilts do not perform as consistently as barrows. Two university researchers recently completed a review of available literature and identified clearly defined performance gaps between barrows and gilts in growth […]
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Farmscape for May 25, 2022 Full Interview 5:48 Listen An antimicrobial use benchmarking project will allow Saskatchewan’s pork producers to compare their on-farm use of antibiotics to others in the province and across Canada. A first of its kind antimicrobial use bench marking project for Saskatchewan’s pork sector, conducted by the Saskatchewan Pork Development Board, […]
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Preventing the spread of wild pigs in Ontario is an important opportunity for Ontario. Wild pigs are considered one of the most damaging invasive species in North America and have been called an ‘ecological train wreck’ for the sheer damage they can cause to a number of native wildlife habitats and commercial agricultural crops. They […]
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Beginners in personal meat production and homesteading may be interested in raising swine. When done correctly, you can put pork in your freezer at a lower cost than what you would pay in the grocery store, and possibly even make some money when you have extra pigs to sell. When raising your own pigs, you […]
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In this recent publication from the Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, Dr. Matt Sturos from the UMN Veterinary Diagnostic Lab shares a case report establishing the shedding of Senecavirus A through boar semen. This study highlights the importance of considering semen as a potential biosecurity risk in the case of a Senecavirus A outbreak. Case […]
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EuroTier takes place from 15-18 November in Hanover, Germany
The war in Ukraine has made organic feed hard to source
Mixed projections for hog prices
It aims to transition 75% of its suppliers by year's end
Both were pressured by weakness in cash markets
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