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 #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 …

News and Events

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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