Canadian farmers had 11.8 million hogs on their farms as of April 1, up 1.4% from the same date in 2010, despite a 3.5% reduction in the number of hog operations, according to Statistics Canada.
Sow inventories remained unchanged from April 1, 2010, at 1.3 million head. In addition, farmers anticipated no significant changes in the number of sows expected to farrow during the second and third quarters of 2011.
Approximately 5.5 million hogs were slaughtered during the first quarter, down 2.8% from a year earlier, and 1.4 million hogs were exported, down 3.6% from the same period in 2010.
Animal Nutrition offers Enviva EO for swine, a product containing balanced
blends of thymol and cinnamaldehyde in a solution for resolving common
production challenges in swine.
Supply growth has outpaced subdued demand for pork
Symaga offers a line of fencing for pigs, including horizontal
steel, vertical steel and PVC options. All fences are part of a modular system
of pen dividers for the creations of all sizes of this structure.
Agriculture minister must act to address income crisis in pig industry, Irish Farmers’ Association says
New pork venture will involve about 10,000 family farms
Much progress has been made since animal welfare agreement was reached in March 2014, says Danish Pig Research Centre
New trade advisor position created with hopes of helping Ontario’s agri-food sector gain more access to China
Last of company’s outdated processing plants goes offline April 30
New position focuses on developing and implementing company's strategy to enhance work environment
Transaction intended to speed up development of pig farm industry by introducing advanced breeding techniques
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