The interviews presented below have been done with researchers and experts involved in projects and activities supported by Swine Innovation Porc that are related to animal welfare


Research Provides Insight into the Effects of Transport on Weaner Pigs

March 26, 2021

Effects of Long Versus Short Duration Transport Different But Equal

March 19, 2021


Scientists Seek Strategies to Reduce Sow Mortality

October 23, 2020

Understanding Stress During Transport Key to Minimising Impact

August 21, 2020

Producer Survey Examines Factors that Lead to Culling of Sows

October 13, 2020

Long Distance Transport Results in Greater Physiological Effects on Weaned Pigs than Short Distance Transport

August 13, 2020

Research Gives New Insight into Stress During Transport

September 2, 2020

Pork Producers Invited to Assist in Sow Culling Study

July 29, 2020


Researchers Work to Improve Piglet Comfort During Transport

December 6, 2019

Researchers Target Improved Comfort During Transport

September 20, 2019

Canadian Swine Producer Survey Expected to Help Identify Best Sow Management Practices

August 30, 2019

Simplified Post Mortem Methods and Expanded Data Collection Expected to Shed Light on Sow Mortality

June 6, 2019

Research to Benefit Shippers of Young Pigs

October 30, 2019

Research to Provide Produces and Regulators Direction on Pig Transport

September 12, 2019

Scientists Seek to Identify Management Factors that Influence Sow and Piglet Welfare and Productivity

June 21, 2019

Scientists Work to Improve Sow Productivity and Piglet Vitality Under Group Housing

May 24, 2019

Scientists Seek Strategies to Reduce Stress During Transport

October 25, 2019

Scientists Examine Effects of Transport on Early-Weaned Piglets

September 6, 2019

Research Focuses on Improving Sow Welfare and Productivity

June 10, 2019

Scientists Investigate Reasons for Increase in Sow Mortality

May 10, 2019


Slat and Gap Width Influences Sow Foot Health

December 18, 2018

Sow Foot Health Improves with Use of Rubberized Concrete Floor Coatings

November 23, 2018

Gestating Sows Benefit from Narrow Slat and Slot Widths

September 21, 2018

Electronic Sow Feeding Wave of the Future for Gestating Sows

June 22, 2018

Acidification and Fermentation Improve Low Quality Feed Grains

May 1, 2018

Group Size Can Influence Aggression Among Group Housed Sows

December 13, 2018

Rubberised Concrete Floor Coverings Offer Potential to Improve Sow Foot Health

October 30, 2018

Narrower Slat and Gap Width Flooring Benefits Sow Foot Health

September 9, 2018

Sow Herd Productivity Under Group Housing Similar to Stall Housing

June 15, 2018

Feeding System Primary Consideration when Managing Sows In Loose Housing

November 30, 2018

Space Allowance Influences Nursery Pig Productivity and Behavior 

September 26, 2018

Pork Producers Pleased with Moves to Group Sow Housing

July 17, 2018

Sow Barn Renovation Costs Lower than Projected

June 4, 2018