Fact Sheets

 Industry Partners

Prairie Swine Centre is an affiliate of the University of Saskatchewan

Prairie Swine Centre is grateful for the assistance of the George Morris Centre in developing the economics portion of Pork Insight.

Financial support for the Enterprise Model Project and Pork Insight has been provided by:

Fact Sheets

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  1. Barn Efficiency: Your Role in Driving Costs Down
  2. Reducing Energy Costs in Swine Operations
  3. Tips for Saving Water
  4. Reducing Water Wastage by Growing and Finishing PIgs
  5. Feeding the 2009 Crop
  6. Nursery Management and Performance
  7. Tactic and Strategies for Maximizing Net Returns
  8. Survivial Strategies: Making Every Penny Count
  9. Checklist to Determine Causes of Shortfalls in Feed Intake
  10. Heating and Ventilation Checklist
  11. Conducting an On-Farm Trial
  12. On-Farm Trial Checklist
  13. Mycotoxins in Swine Diets
  14. Closing Barns for an Extended Period of Time
  15. Considerations for Large Group Housing of Finisher Pigs
  16. 10 Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line: PART 1
  17. 10 Ways to Improve Your Bottom Line: PART 2
  18. Feeding Facts: CORN
  19. Environmental Update: Summer 2004
  20. Environmental Update: Summer 2002
  21. Afforestation: Opportunities for the Swine Industry
  22. Research Profits Everyone: Summer 2001
  23. Afforestation in Western Canada
  24. Energy Efficiency in Barns: Part 2 (2004)
  25. Energy Efficiency in Barns: Part 1 (2001)
  26. Transmissible Gastroenteritis (TGE): The Prairie Swine Centre Experience
  27. Closing Barns for an Extended Period of Time
  28. A Checklist for Water Use
  29. Understanding Feeders and Drinkers for Grow-Finish Pigs


To view/print all Green House Gas Mitigation Program Fact Sheets – click the icon above. To view/print individual documents, select from the list below.

  1. Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Program: FAQ’s
  2. Reducing GHG in the Canadian Hog Sector
  3. Benefits of a Manure Storage Cover
  4. Maximizing Nutrient Use Efficiency
  5. Feeding Hogs to Manage Costs and Nutrients
  6. Barn Management Small Changes for Big Gains
  7. Harnessing the Power of Anaerobic Digestion
  8. Anaerobic Digestion, Canadian Projects
  9. Canadian Pork Council Environmental Handbook
  10. Carbon Credits in the Canadian Pork Sector
  11. Making Sense of GHG Production
  12. Drinker Systems Reduce Manure Production
  13. Pig Barns, Energy Efficiency and Your Bottom Line
  14. Value of Hog Manure Increasing in 2005
  15. Targeted Manure Application Rates Deliver Increased Profit
  16. Pigs, Trees and GHG Emissions
  17. Interested in Selling GHG Credits? Here’s How
  18. Top 10 GHG Management Tips for the Hog Industry
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