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SCIENCE INTO PRACTICE

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We at Swine Innovation Porc support the Canadian pork industry through facilitating innovative research and ensuring that innovations in R&D reaches the end user.

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R&D FEATURED ARTICLE

Science Works Feverishly to Diagnose ASF

July 29, 2021

As the world scrambles to address COVID-19, it is another scary disease, African swine fever (ASF), that is turning up the heat on the hog sector. Learn more about ongoing research to develop practical and affordable tests to diagnose African swine fever... 

R&D FEATURED ARTICLE

Enrich Your Pigs, Enrich Your Profits

June 17, 2021

If “sow enrichment” sparks images of pigs by the pool sipping Mai Tais, you’ve been badly misinformed. As it turns out, enriching a sow’s environment is easy, inexpensive and offers a range of benefits.

FARMSCAPE INTERVIEW

Durability of Sensors Key in Tracking Biosecurity

June 7, 2021

A professor with the University of Saskatchewan reports progress in the development of the sensors that can be used to track the conditions within swine transport vehicles that affect biosecurity and animal welfare.

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R&D PROJECTS
Since 2010, Swine Innovation Porc has supported over 50 projects in areas such as animal health, nutrition, welfare, pork quality and more...