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Producer Alert: Manitoba’s 10th on-farm case of PED 

On September 21, 2016, a new case of PED was confirmed at a finisher farm in southeast Manitoba. This farm is within 5 km of the sow farm that was confirmed positive for PED last week. The producer is working with …

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Manitoba’s 9th case of PED found in sow barn

On September 15, Manitoba’s Chief Veterinary Office (CVO) confirmed positive test results for porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) from a southeastern Manitoba sow barn, bringing the number of Manitoba cases to nine since the first one was found in February 2014. The CVO has consulted with …

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Communication critical to prevent spread of PED

Manitoba’s Chief Veterinary Office (CVO) has confirmed that a third case in the latest outbreak of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) has been found in a sow barn in southeastern Manitoba, following two cases found in the same area recently. Like the initial sites, the third barn …

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Second PED case confirmed in Manitoba finisher barn

On June 2, 2016, Manitoba’s Office of the Chief Veterinarian (CVO) confirmed that a second case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) has been found in a finisher barn in southeastern Manitoba, in addition to the one found in a batch-farrow sow …

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PEDv found in Manitoba sow barn

On May 26, Manitoba’s Office of the Chief Veterinarian (CVO) received positive test results for PEDv from a Manitoba batch-farrow sow barn. The CVO has consulted with the producer’s private veterinarian and has activated Manitoba Agriculture’s Emergency Operation Centre. Control measures were implemented immediately, and a plan has …

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

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PEDv can affect all pigs and is often fatal to newborn pigs. However, it does not affect any other species, including humans, and is not a food safety issue. PEDv is primarily transmitted through feces. Clinical signs include excessive scouring, wasting, …

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PEDv update – November 13, 2014

The following is a current PEDv update in Canada. Manitoba: There has been four confirmed case of PEDv. Click here for more information from the Government of Manitoba, And click here for Manitoba Pork’s PEDv page. Confirmed on-farm cases of PEDv …

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Special bulletin: PEDv (October 9)

Fifth on-farm PEDv investigation concludes with good news  Tissue samples submitted to the provincial vet lab on September 26 from a nursery-finisher site in southeast Manitoba tested positive for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv). After confirmation of the positive result, …

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Special bulletin: PEDv (October 1)

Fifth on-farm PED case identified Manitoba’s chief veterinary officer (CVO) has confirmed the province’s fifth on-farm case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) in a nursery finisher barn in southeast Manitoba. Some specific biosecurity practices that have been identified as weaknesses through surveillance …

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) virus bulletin #10

Manitoba’s chief veterinary officer (CVO) has confirmed the province’s fifth on-farm case of porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus in a nursery finisher barn in southeast Manitoba.  The presence of PED was reported by the herd veterinarian and confirmed by the …

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Chop Talk – Issue #4-2017Mar 1st, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: Manitoba Pork’s Annual General Meeting & Banquet – April 5, 2017; HR Recruitment Seminars: register now! Best practices for injecting pigs; CSHIN 2016 Q4 producer report available online; Going viral: Smart Pig Handling; Canada …

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Swine Cost of Production Model for Manitoba

Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Manitoba Pork has worked with MNP, an accounting and consulting company, to develop different model farms to generate cash flow projections and trial balance sheets to provide some insight into the economics of the industry. Click here to access information on: …

2017 Annual General Meeting & Banquet

Monday, February 27, 2017

Plan to attend the Manitoba Pork Annual General Meeting & Banquet on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at The Fairmont Winnipeg. Click here to see the agenda. Register for the day’s proceedings and/or the evening banquet by March 30 as follows: – …

Manitoba pork producers welcome updated building code

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Media Release, Winnipeg: On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the Government of Manitoba’s recent commitment to repealing the Manitoba Farm Building Code, and amending the Manitoba Building Code by adding specific provisions for farm …

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