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Swine health experts in the U.S. have been working to address a particularly pathogenic strain of PRRS. Canadian producers have not identified the variant in Canada yet.

PRRS variant unlikely to reach Cdn. pigs
 
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Better understanding small lot pig production will help to build practical resources, says one professional.

Survey helps small scale pig farmers
 

This investment, made through the Emergency Processing Fund, supported infrastructure upgrades and the purchase and installation of advanced processing equipment.

$5 million investment in new state-of-the-art hog processing
 

If they can be shown to be effective, subunit vaccines offer the potential to provide a cheap and efficient means of protecting pigs from Brachyspira associated swine dysentery.

Subunit vaccines offer potential for protection from Brachyspira
 

Research is expected to result in new methods for assessing the health and wellness of pigs.

Biomarkers offer potential as welfare indicators
 
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