Pre-Slaughter Management News

News published on June 8, 2006:

USA - Significant Label Change for Elanco's Paylean™ Swine Feed Additive

Paylean is the trade name of a swine feed additive produced and marketed by Elanco Animal Health. The active ingredient in Paylean is ractopamine hydrochloride, which is a member of a group of compounds classi...
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Elanco Animal Health
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News published on July 18, 2005:

Int’l - Increased Slaughter Capacity Expected to Boost Efforts to Improve Canada-US Relations

Manitoba Pork Council says word that Maple Leaf Foods will build a new 110 million dollar state of the art hog slaughtering plant in Saskatoon will give its efforts to promote trade advocacy with the United Sta...
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Farmscape
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News published on July 15, 2005:

USA - Reducing Transport Losses in Pigs

For many years, pork producers have known a certain number of their pigs would either die or be injured during transport from farm to slaughter, however an increase in those rates during the 1990s coupled with ...
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ACES News / Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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News published on July 13, 2005:

Canada - Saskatoon Slaughter Plant Expected to Boost Swine Production

Saskatchewan's swine producers are confident expansion of the province's pork processing capacity will allow them to more fully capitalize on the potential for growth that exists in western Canada. Maple Le...
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Farmscape
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113 0
News published on April 5, 2005:

Int’l - US Swine Handling Program Set to Begin in April in Saskatchewan

A swine handling training program developed for the US pork industry will soon be offered in Western Canada. The Trucker Quality Assurance Program was developed by the US pork industry to teach those involv...
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Manitoba Pork Council/Sask Pork
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143 0
News published on March 21, 2005:

Canada - Improved Handling Reduces Stress Induced Death Loss

Research conducted by the Prairie Swine Centre shows improved handling during the transport of pigs can dramatically reduce stress and the losses associated with that stress. In an effort to assess the effe...
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Manitoba Pork Council/Sask Pork
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88 0
News published on July 14, 2004:

Canada - Training Videos Teach Swine Handling Skills

A new series of videos is helping new swine barn workers learn the skills they'll require to properly care for pigs. 'Staff Training for Pig Skills' is a series of video productions which run anywhere from ...
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Manitoba Pork Council
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92 0
 
 
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