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Programs and Services
To ensure producers have access to all the support and advice they need to be competitive, successful and informed, Manitoba Pork Council (MPC) provides a comprehensive suite of programs and services producers can use.
MPC provides financial advice, assistance and program funding for Manitoba Hog Producers.
All hog producers and hog production premises must register with MPC. You can find all of the forms, requirements and information you need here.
Find out how to transport hogs, be it from barn to barn or to the processor in a safe, stress less and humane way plus information on the Emergency Response Unit.
Swine Health and Disease Management
To maintain high herd health, MPC provides producers with a variety of tools and information on best biosecurity practices, PRRS, and other diseases that affect pigs.
Manitoba Hog Grading
Access all of the information you need on MPC’s Manitoba Hog Grading service.
Find all of the training programs and courses offered by MPC in conjunction with Assiniboine Community College for members of the hog production and transport industries.
CQA / ACA
Find all of the information you need on CQA and ACA programs that are administered by MPC which provide producers with the ability to validate that specific standards are being used in the production of pork for consumers.
Workplace Safety and Health / HR
MPC in conjunction with the Workers Compensation Board of Manitoba have provided a detailed list of information and resources with the goal of improving working conditions and worker safety within the hog production industry.
A comprehensive list of contact numbers and information you need in the case of Hog Transportation Accidents, Manure Storage System Failures, Power Line Emergencies, Animal Neglect and Emotional Crisis.
Pig Trace Canada
PigTrace Canada is an industry-lead initiative of the Canadian Pork Council that has developed a world-class swine traceability system.
News and EventsFree safety training for hog farmers
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Assiniboine Community College is offering two training sessions to ensure all hog producers have the opportunity to become certified. Both sessions are free of charge and attendants must confirm their attendance prior to the course as a minimum number of …Video tour of a oork plant featuring Temple Grandin
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Video Tour of a Pork Plant Featuring Temple Grandin Published on May 7, 2013 A tour of a pork plant guided by Dr. Temple Grandin, Professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University and widely considered to be the world’s leading …Retail Council of Canada announcement
Wednesday, May 08, 2013
Recently, the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) announced that RCC grocery members support the Canadian Pork Council’s process to update the Code of Practice and will work towards sourcing fresh pork products from sows raised in alternative housing practices as defined …