Archive for August, 2019

The most recent OAHN Swine Producer report is now available!  You can access the report by visiting the OAHN website at http://www.oahn.ca or by clicking the link at the bottom of this post.

The issue includes:

  • Senecavirus A (SVA) detection on-farm. What swine producers need to look for
  • African Swine Fever (ASF): global disease surveillance update
  • African Swine Fever (ASF): Provincial planning update – what to do if you see feral pigs in Ontario
  • Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea (PED) & Porcine Deltacoronavirus (PDCoV) update



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The 2019 Shakespeare Swine Seminar will be held on Wednesday September 18th at 3:30 pm at the Stratford Festival Motor Inn, Stratford Ontario.

Seminar topics include:

  • New Transport Regulations and Interpretations – 4:00 pm
  • African Swine Fever Update – 4:30 pm
  • Lift crates in the farrowing house – 5:15 pm
  • Mycotoxins; Current status of knowledge in Ontario – 5:35 pm
  • Pilot study of pigs and feeders in nurseries and finisher barns – 7:00 pm
  • Advantages and disadvantages of floor feeding gestating sows – 7:20 pm
  • SVA case study – 7:45pm
  • Newly emerging diseases in North America – 8:10 pm

Registration and refreshments will start at 3:30 pm and supper will be served at 6:00 pm. The seminar will conclude with questions at 9:00 pm.

Registration cost:

  • $ 43.58 (incl. $5.01 HST & $3.17 administration fee) if preregistered by Sept. 11, 2019
  • $ 32.97 (incl. $3.79 HST & $2.63 administration fee) for additional people from the same farm
  • $ 52.57 for online registration after Sept. 11 (incl. $6.23 HST & $2.09 administration fee).
  • Cash payments for tickets at the door will be $55.00

To register – click on this link to be taken to the Ontario Pork website.

To view the Shakespeare Swine Seminar brochure for more registration info, download the attachment below.

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