• News Articles

    • Pigs

      Swine: A better understanding of the impact of PRRS on reproduction

      LRIC newsletter, October 2020: University of Saskatchewan researchers are investigating the reproductive impacts of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome on pig fetuses.

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    • Prof Maria DeRosa in her lab

      Beyond the nose: boar taint quick-test moves into validation testing

      Ontario Hog Farmer, October/November 2020: New research is underway to bring a quick test for boar taint one step closer to commercialization.

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    • Feed: Additives could lessen disease transmission risk

      LRIC newsletter, September 2020: A US study finds feed additives have mitigated the effects of three viral swine diseases found in contaminated feed.

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    • Alternative Proteins: What the meat industry could learn from Impossible Foods

      LRIC newsletter, September 2020: It's time for the livestock and poultry industries to be proactive on innovation to secure a stable future for animal proteins, writes the author of the weekly Prime Future newsletter.

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