Videos

African swine fever: How is Canada getting prepared? 
Webinar held on January 6, 2021
This Swine Innovation Porc webinar featured six swine sector experts who gave their insights on what is being done to help the industry prevent and prepare in case of an African swine fever outbreak in Canada. 
Webinar length: 1 hour 17 minutes
What is the microbiome anyway?
Gut health and how it impacts pig production
Swine Health Session held on January 7, 2020 in Banff, Alberta
The Gut Microbiome, and Why You Should Care About It
By Dr. Emma Allen Vercoe, University of Guelph

Dr. Allen-Vercoe presents her latest research on the gut microbiome and its implications for overall health. While Dr. Allen Vercoe’s work is focused on the human microbiome, there are important cross-overs to be learned for pig production and pig health.
Presentation length: 52 mintues
The Future of Pig Gut Health: Research to Come
By Dr. Andrew Van Kessel, University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Van Kessel talks about the pig microbiome: what it is, what we know about it and what one current research project on the microbiome hopes to achieve.
Presentation length: 44 minutes