Proper euthanasia practices lessen stress on barn technicians and present a better picture to the public at large. Dr. Tina Widowski, professor of animal and poultry science and the director of the Campbell Centre for Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph, discusses new work with Bruce Cochrane which shows promise on both the scientific and social front.
An update on the Mandatory Country of Origin Labeling law given last findings by the World Trade Organization Appellate Court. Where do we stand and what's next? Farmscape.ca's Bruce Cochrane talks with Paragon Economics' Dr. Steve Meyers.
Canada's Prairie Swine Centre is joining with the Universities of Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Guelph and Laval University to identify transportation stressors which may lead to meat quality issues. This conversation with Dr. Yolande Seddon comes from Bruce Cochrane at FarmScape.ca. In a related presentation, Dr. Ken Prusa's Iowa Pork Congress talks about how feed items like DDGs effect meat quality.
Farmscape's Bruce Cochrane shares this conversation with the Prairie Swine Centre's Ken Engle, as they look at efforts to get research into production and presentations planned for the upcoming Banff Swine Seminar.