Animal Care

Manitoba Pork strives to provide all the tools and resources Manitoba hog producers need to deliver the highest quality of care to their herds while also allowing them to continually improve in the field of animal care.

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Transportation

Pig transporters in Manitoba are held to a high standard as outlined in the Code of Practice for transportation of pigs, government legislation, and the Transport Quality Assurance program.

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On-Farm Care

Herdspersons are expected to follow and implement the industry’s standard of care as laid out in the care and handling of pigs Code of Practice, government legislation, and the Animal Care Assessment program.

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Pig Handling

This section includes resources and instructions on proper pig handling techniques that can minimize the stress on both the hogs and handlers.

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Tools for Group Housing

MPC is committed to providing the necessary tools to help producer's transition to group-based sow housing systems.

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Manitoba farmers do not accept any degree of animal abuse or neglect. If cases of abuse or neglect are observed, they must be immediately reported to the provincial authorities. All reports are treated with utmost confidentiality.

Animal Care Hotline
1-888-945-8001

Chop Talk – Issue #3-2017Feb 15th, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk: UM Animal Science Dept: Changes at the helm; CWSHIN 4th quarter 2016 report; Canadian Pork Excellence (CPE) being piloted on farms; Manure nutrients: Could gravity provide the answer? Starting or expanding a pig farm: …

News and Events

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 …

Biosecurity Notice from the Office of the Chief Veterinarian

Monday, December 12, 2016

Due to the ongoing risks associated with Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea and Seneca Virus A, the Manitoba Chief Veterinarian would like to remind animal transporters to use proper biosecurity practices when delivering animals to high traffic sites. This is a critical …

Manitoba pork producers welcome CETA signing

Monday, October 31, 2016

On behalf of Manitoba pork producers, Manitoba Pork Chair George Matheson welcomes the signing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in Brussels on Sunday, October 30, 2016. The 28-country European Union (EU), with a population of …

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