Swine Health and Disease Management

To maintain high herd health, Manitoba Pork provides producers with a variety of tools and information on best biosecurity practices, PRRS, and other diseases that affect pigs.



Find a variety of information, publications and training materials from sources such as the National Swine Farm-Level Biosecurity Standard, National Biosecurity Training Program and PigTrace.

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Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDv)

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,

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Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome

Porcine Reproductive & Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) is a viral disease. This section will include information/fact sheets on PRRS.

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Other Diseases

From swine dysentery and vesicular diseases to circovirus, you can information and resources on a variety of diseases that affect the pork industry here.

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CWSHIN - Canada-West Swine Health Intelligence Network

Click here to read the current CWSHIN Report on Swine Health. Scroll down for previous CWSHIN and CSHIN (Canadian Swine Health Intelligence Network) reports. CWSHIN (the Canada-West Swine Health Intelligence Network) was created in 2015 to help

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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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