Highlights from the 2015-2016 Annual Research Report include: Visual inspection of newly cleaned transport trailers is not sufficient in assessing trailer cleanliness. Page 10 Preliminary results have shown that sows can tolerate temperature as low as 90C. Page 13 In-barn evaluation of ventilation systems indicated a 21% and 14% reduction in natural gas and electrical […]
Swine Innovation Porc is a multi-year $9.6 million program established within the Growing Canadian Agri-Innovation Program to address the research questions of the pork industry. The objectives of Swine Innovation Porc are to facilitate research, technology transfer and commercialization initiatives designed to enhance the competitiveness and differentiation of Canada’s pork industry.
This newsletter is produced to keep you informed on the technical innovations in pork production. Lowering cost of production, improving productivity and ensuring an industry that is sustainable is the foundation of Prairie Swine Centre. Every two weeks we introduce or reintroduce topics that can make a difference in how you manage your business. These technical insights come from research at Prairie Swine Centre, as well as other institutions, which we have identified can make a difference to the business of producing pork in Canada.
The objective of the Swine Nutrition Guide is to provide the reader with an easy-to-read source of practical information on the nutrition of the pig. The target audience of this publication is pork producers, workers in agribusiness and students. The common interest is information on how the pig uses nutrients, how to determine nutrient requirements and how feedstuffs can be effectively employed in the diet.