Swine Biosecurity News
News published on July 13, 2016:
Pig farm, as a part of the Research and Education Center Patent IEC in Crvenka, started operating on June 6th 2016.
200 large white gilts, and 6 boars have arrived on the farm from Denmark. The genetics is Dan...
News published on December 29, 2008:
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This famous quote by Ben Franklin is the essence of Biosecurity. There are many very visual practices we undertake and are familiar with in the name of biosecuri...
Prairie Swine Centre Inc.
News published on August 29, 2006:
Despite the deaths of three pigs in Saskatchewan from anthrax, the risk of swine becoming infected by this particular disease, especially those housed in modern confinement facilities, remains extremely low.
News published on July 27, 2006:
The Chairman of the New Zealand Pork Industry Board has challenged the government to improve both border controls and down-stream biosecurity systems which he says are inadequate and pose serious threats to the...
New Zealand Pork Industry Board
News published on June 23, 2005:
New Zealand pork producers are nervous that imported pork is jeopardising efforts to rid this country of PMWS (post weaning multi-systemic wasting syndrome).
The disease, which was first identified in New Z...
News published on December 7, 2004:
A Steinbach area veterinarian says biosecurity measures that weren't though about 30 years ago are now common place within the swine industry.
Dr. Claude Mason, with Sheridan Heuser Provis Swine Health Serv...
Manitoba Pork Council