Transportation

Find out how to transport hogs from barn to barn or from barn to the processor, in a safe, low-stress and humane way. Information on the Emergency Response Unit (ERU) is also available here.

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Swine Transport Calculator

A tool to calculate the average weight of hogs, total trailer area, maximum temperature and distance of trip.

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Code of Practice: Transportation

Manitoba Pork Council has worked with industry experts to develop resources such as this to help producers and farm employees reduce the stress for animals during transportation.

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Pigs in Transit

This booklet describes how producers should care for pigs to prepare them for transport, as well as during transport, including truck conditions and human contact.

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Humane Handling and Euthanasia of Swine

This publication will provide anyone who handles pigs with standards for live animal assessment to ensure proper, humane handling of unfit swine, as required by law and animal welfare standards.

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Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) Program

The Transport Quality Assurance (TQA) is a quality assurance program designed specifically for transporters, producers and handlers or pigs

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Pig Trace Canada Traceability Ear Tags

PigTrace Canada allows for two types of identification, shoulder slap tattoos and a national ear tag.

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Emergency Response Unit

In the event of a an emergency, such as a truck rollover or a traffic collision that involves hogs, contact this unit to help re-transport or to euthanize injured animals at the scene of the accident.

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Fitness for Transport

This tool provides a decision tree to help you decide if a pig should be loaded for transport.

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Chop Talk – Issue #6-2017Apr 13th, 2017

In this issue of Chop Talk:   AGM 2017: It’s a wrap! Annual Banquet 2017: An evening to remember; Nutrient ban lifted; KAP’s carbon policy; Careers. Read Online: Chop Talk – Issue #7-2017 – April 13, 2017       …

News and Events

Manitoba Pork helps Siloam Mission ‘Make Room’

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

April 11, 2017 (Winnipeg MB) – On April 5, Manitoba pork producers and industry partners gathered for the 2017 Manitoba Pork Annual General Meeting and Banquet. The highlight of the event came when Chair George Matheson presented a cheque for …

2017 Annual General Meeting & Banquet

Thursday, April 06, 2017

Manitoba Pork’s 2017 Annual General Meeting was held on Wednesday, April 5 at The Fairmont Winnipeg. The meeting drew a large audience to hear presentations on what Manitoba Pork accomplished in 2016 and what we have planned for 2017, plus updates from …

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: …

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