Sows and gilts in a group housing pen with electronic sows feeding system National Pork Board

Prairie Swine Centre hosting two group sow housing seminars

Featured speaker will be John Van Engelen, an Ontario pork producer with a wide range of experience in innovative pork production

Source: Manitoba Pork
The Prairie Swine Centre will be hosting two seminars on group sow housing in September.

The first will be Sept. 12 at the Victoria Inn and Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and the second will be Sept. 13 at the Travelodge Hotel in Strathmore, Alberta. Both seminars will be from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and the featured speaker will be John Van Engelen, an Ontario pork producer with a wide range of experience in innovative pork production.

There will also be presentations on barn design and renovation, feeding systems, management and nutrition of sows in groups, and examples of barns from across the country. Equipment and feed suppliers will be on-hand to present their loose housing product lines. The day will conclude with a producer panel discussion and questions from the audience.

Click here to see the agenda. The event is free and lunch will be provided. Register in advance with Ken Engele, PSC’s manager of Technology Transfer, at 306-667-7439.

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