Canadian Pork Excellence, is the on-farm, food safety and animal welfare program that covers 96% of Canadian hog production, including BC hog farms.
To be effective, movement, audio and visual sensors technologies should be readily available, cost-effective and reliable.
During a crisis people tend to panic so it’s critical to have designated on-site leaders that “think on their feet” and have the ability to remain level headed.
Take a virtual tour through the new products that will be available at this year’s World Pork Expo.
Kansas State University audits identify hot spots at the feed mill.
Analysis of 55 years of pig farming reveals gains in all key metrics.
One concern is whether older buffer strips have become saturated with pollutants and thus turn into a sink for pollutants to dump into nearby rivers.
Spreading manure while the risk of runoff is severe could cause manure runoff into streams, threatening water quality.
Study points toward the need to do more research in finishing pigs to advance the control and eventual elimination of PRRSV from regions.