PORK

Pork Research Strategy

 

In search of PRRS-resilient pigs

It’s one of the most economically significant diseases in Canada’s pig industry, causing losses at all production stages, but so ...
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Timing matters when it comes to manure application

Ontario Hog Farmers are working with other agricultural organizations and the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) ...
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The expectations with precision feeding

A new Guelph research project that was originally designed by noted swine nutritionist Dr. Kees de Lange including the myths ...
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Biogas production for hog farms

One reason why hog farms aren’t currently active in biogas production is the manure itself and how it is managed ...
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A Research Barn Cost How Much?

There are differences in the reasons and the needs between a commercial barn and a research facility.  Read the article ...
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Group Housing for Weaning Sows?

LRIC Research spotlight How weaning sows directly into group housing affects their performance By Lilian Schaer for Livestock Research Innovation ...
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Group sow housing reduces energy costs

Work done at the Prairie Swine Centre has found that group sow housing can lower energy costs for producers. By ...
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Cinnamon as a health food?

Research from Australia has found that cinnamon can help cool pigs’ stomachs, contributing to an overall improvement in their health ...
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Seeking an alternative to soy in swine diets

The pork industry in the German state of Mecklenburg-West Pomerania has joined forces to find alternatives to soy protein- most ...
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Premium welfare system launched in Denmark

The Danish parliament has approved a new three-star welfare label for pork. Consumers will be able to choose how much ...
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