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Tuesday, May 17, 2022
Sask Pork receives funding to study antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada
Canada's Sask Pork will receive $150,000 from the Agriculture Development Fund over three years to evaluate antibiotic use on hog farms in Saskatchewan, Canada.
Monday, February 8, 2021
Drop in Canada's Alberta Index 100 hog price in 2020
Canada's Alberta Index 100 hog price averaged $1.44 per kg (without grade premiums) in 2020, down 9% from 2019 and 6.7% below the five-year average.
Monday, November 23, 2020
Canada's hog slaughters increase 3.5% in first nine months of 2020
In the first nine months of 2020 (through the week ending October 3), hog slaughters in Canada was 17.1 million head, an increase of 3.5% compared to the same period in 2019.
Friday, November 6, 2020
Salmon along Canada's British Columbia coast more likely to encounter pathogens near salmon farms
A new study has found wild salmon along the British Columbia, Canadian coastline to have an almost triple possibility to encounter harmful pathogens near active salmon farms.
Friday, October 2, 2020
British Columbia, Canada conservationists unhappy over conclusion on pathogen risk on wild salmon
A recent conclusion on the potential environmental impact of salmon farms at the Discovery Islands, Canada, on wild salmons has roused the unhappiness of their opponents.
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Canada hog farmers' donation provides over 200,000 ground pork meals to needy families
A grassroots fundraising initiative by Canadian hog farmers and their industry partners in Ontario has contributed C$85,000 to a food-bank programme amid the COVID-19 pandemic crisis.
Thursday, January 10, 2019
PEDv detected at hog site in Alberta, Canada
January 10, 2019 PEDv detected at hog site in Alberta, Canada The porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv) was detected at a 400-head hog operation in Alberta, Canada, the Alberta Pork Producers Development Corporation said. It is the first t ...
Monday, March 18, 2013
Canada's live hog prices continue to fall
Fuelled by controversy over the use of ractopamine and reduced demand for pork on the export market, added downward pressure to Canada's live hog prices. A combination of record high feed costs fuelled by the drought that hit the US last su ...
Friday, January 11, 2013
Canada's Olymel acquires hog producer Big Sky
January 11, 2013 Canada's Olymel acquires hog producer Big Sky After no superior bids emerged, Olymel will buy Big Sky Farms out of receivership for US$65.25 million, in a deal that will likely close by the end of January. This is according ...
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Canada's hog producers may close down on high feed prices
August 23, 2012 Canada's hog producers may close down on high feed prices Due to high feed prices which could make operation costs too expensive, some Canada's hog producers may have to make the tough decision to shut down production. Droug ...
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Hylife Foods to complete Canada-based hog slaughtering facility by end of 2012
August 14, 2012 Hylife Foods to complete Canada-based hog slaughtering facility by end of 2012   Hylife Foods is expected to complete its freshly expanded hog slaughtering facility in Neepawa, Canada, by the end of 2012. In 2008, LaBroqueri ...
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Philippine hog raisers lash at Canada, Australia
July 26, 2012   Philippine hog raisers lash at Canada, Australia   Filipino hog raisers questioned the role of Canada and Australia in opposing the Philippines' bid at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a three-year extension of the cou ...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Canada urged to cease hog subsidy before TPP talks
June 20, 2012 Canada urged to cease hog subsidy before TPP talks The US-based National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) has requested the Canadian government to cease its hog subsidy, prior to entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade ...
Friday, July 22, 2011
Canada's Alberta launches hog price insurance
July 22, 2011 Canada's Alberta launches hog price insurance A new risk management programme for Alberta's hog producers has been declared by the authority. The Hog Price Insurance Programme (HPIP) is similar to the CPIP programme for cattle ...
Monday, July 18, 2011
Canada upgrades hog plant instead of beef plant
July 18, 2011 Canada upgrades hog plant instead of beef plant Manitoba's cattle sector took a beating when Ottawa snatched CAD10 million (US$10.5 million) for a hog slaughter plant in Neepawa instead of improving a beef processing plant in ...

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