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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 ...
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) ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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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