Archive for September, 2013

The following is a message from Ontario Pork:
This is a reminder that tomorrow (Friday, September 27th) Ontario Pork will be hosting a Telephone Town Hall between 12:00 and 1:00PM EST on the topic of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED).

If you have registered, you should have received a pre-call invitation on Tuesday around noon. If you have not registered, but are interested to join the call,  
please register by 9:00 a.m. tomorrow, using the following link.  Only mobile or direct phone numbers will be accepted (no extensions).

Click Here to Register For the Event Now

If you experience any difficulties on Friday, you can dial 877-229-8493, followed by the pin #: 111309 to be connected to the live call. 

Thank you,
Ontario Pork Communications and Consumer Marketing

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program agenda

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sow lameness workshop details

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013
At the Shakespeare Community Centre, Shakespeare, Ontario

9:30 Registration

10:00 CQA; the electronic version.
Stephanie Cottee, Provincial Programs Coordinator, Ontario Pork , Ontario and Marie-Pier Lachance, Conseillère, Service de l’assurance de la qualité

10:20 Welfare from our perspective at Dean Foods.
Jennifer Walker, Director, Dairy Stewardship, Dean Foods, Forney, Texas, USA

11:00 Feeding sows for maximum productivity.
Malachy Young , Gowan’s Feed Consulting, Wainwright Alberta

11:20 Hernias in pigs; prevention and when, where and how to market.
George Charbonneau, Southwest Veterinary Services, Stratford, Ontario

11:40 Getting nursery pigs started right.
Malachy Young , Gowan’s Feed Consulting, Wainwright, Alberta

12:00 Lunch

1:00 Swine productivity in Europe; The steps that took us the furthest.
Friedrich Osterhoff, Arhhoff GHBH Bönen, Germany

1:40 How we deal with PRRS in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa.
Hans Rotto, Ames, Iowa

2:20 Comparing swine codes and rules between the EU/Germany and Canada
Friedrich Osterhoff, Arhhoff GHBH Bönen, Germany

2:40 Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) in the US and measures to prevent the disease in Ontario
Hans Rotto, Ames, Iowa and Greg Douglas, OMAF & MRA

3:00 Adjourn

$ 25 if pre-registered by Sept 19, 2013
$ 20 for additional people from the same farm
$ 30 at the door

Cheque payable to: “Shakespeare Event – Ontario Pork”

Business name:__________________________________________________
Business phone:__________________________________________________
Business address:_________________________________________________
Postal code:______________________ Total enclosed: $ _________________

Mail to:

Ministry of Agriculture and Food
Ministry of Rural Affairs
6484 Wellington Rd. 7, Unit 10
Elora, ON N0B 1S0
Attention: Mary Van den Borre

Fax: 519-826-3442

Phone: 1-877-424-1300

Or via email: ag.info.omafra@ontario.ca

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The August 2013 Swine Budget is now available on the OMAF and MRA website.
August 2013 Swine Budget

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Clean Farms Brochure
dates of collection

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