2021 Producer Meeting
In our continued commitment to bring you timely relevant information we will be hosting a webinar in place of our traditional producers meetings held in April of each year. We look forward to the time when the industry can get back together and share ideas, information and comradery in person. This year’s meeting highlights the Ethology research program, addressing topics of specific interest to producers.
Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
Time: 1:00 – 3:30 p.m. (SK)
Location: Zoom meeting. Please see below for registration details.
The effect of environmental enrichment on measures of disease resilience in swine, Yolande Seddon, Ph.D.
Results of how providing slat compatible environmental enrichments influenced measures of disease resilience in growing swine when exposed to pathogen challenge will be discussed.
Sow mortality- what is the situation in Canadian herds?, Cristina Prade Ramos
Sow losses are costly and reports indicate that sow death losses have increased in the past decade. Survey data has been collected in Canada to identify the major causes and solutions.
Infrared technology: A tool for measuring stress and improving pork quality, Jennifer Brown, Ph.D.
Infrared technology has become affordable in recent years and shows great promise for identifying sick or stressed animals on farm and at packing plants.
Please register for the upcoming meeting. Once you register you will receive an e-mail with event and login details.