Spring Producer Meetings

Mar 20, 2015

Tuesday, March 24

Swift Current, Saskatchewan

Days Inn

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 26

Red Deer, Alberta


6500 67th Street

Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Friday, March 27

Lethbridge, Alberta

Sandman Hotel

421 Mayor Magrath Drive


Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.



Practical Solutions to Meeting the Code of Practice , Yolande Seddon, Prairie Swine Centre

  • The Code for the care and handling of pigs released in 2014 requires potential management changes for producers. What changes should producers we aware of and how do we address these changes practically?

Managing Utility Costs: How Can we Better Manage the Barn Environment?, Ken Engele, Prairie Swine Centre

  • Utility costs rank third overall next to feed and labour.  What areas to producers need to address to ensure utility costs stay managable

Dealing with Re-emerging Enteric Disease in Grow/Finish, Keith Erlandson, DVM, Elanco Animal Health

  • A deeper dive into brachyspira, learn how lessen the impact on your farm

Transitioning to Group Sow Housing : One Producer’s Experience, Kase van Ittersum

  • Learn about the challenges and successes of managing sow groups and gain practical information from a producer that can be applied on your farm.

Transitioning to Group Sow Housing: What Does the Science Say?, Yolande Seddon, Prairie Swine Centre

  • What does the science say about designing a system that takes into account management, building design, sow longevity, and cost.

Code of Practice and Group Sow Housing: Q & A Panel (Your questions answered! Live question and answer session) Producer, TBD and Jennifer Brown, Prairie Swine Centre

  • Bring your questions on group sows housing, sow management and the Code of Practice. Our expert panel will provide answers and share their experience through an interactive panel discussion.

To register for this seminar, please contact Abel Lopez, Elanco Animal Health

Phone: (306) 280-0240

“Elanco is proud to support innovation and enable information sharing to producers”
Prairie Swine Centre would like to thank Elanco Animal Health for their sponsorship and promotion of these meetings

E-Mail: Lopez_abel@elanco.com

Source: Prairieswine

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