The Ontario Pork Board of Directors welcomes incoming Chair John de Bruyn and Vice-Chair Arno Schober.
Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are exploring the effect of disease on thyroid hormone levels in pigs and potential treatment options for the resulting reduction in growth performance.
A Swine Nutritionist with the University of Saskatchewan says, by utilizing coproducts, pork producers and grain producers can maximize the reduction of their carbon footprints.
Pork sector stakeholders are expressing their concerns over the potential risk to agriculture from movement of dogs to the United States and Canada by animal rescue organizations to save them from the meat trade in China.
The Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network, Prairie Diagnostic Services in Saskatoon and Veterinary Diagnostic Services in Winnipeg are collaborating on a laboratory investigation aimed at improving the diagnosis and treatment of Streptococcus associated infections.