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2018 Shakespeare Swine Seminar

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2018 Shakespeare Swine Seminar

Time: September 19, 2018 from 3:30pm to 8pm
Location: Stratford Festival Inn
City/Town: Stratford, Ontario
Website or Map: http://www.ontariopork.on.ca/…
Phone: 877-424-1300
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs and Ontario Pork
Latest Activity: Aug 30, 2018

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The annual Shakespeare Swine Seminar for producers and allied industry personnel will be held at the Stratford Festival Inn on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 in Stratford, Ontario.  Please note the change of location. The meeting is sponsored by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs and Ontario Pork and the seminar focuses on topics of current and practical interest to swine producers.  

Program highlights include: 

  • understanding the temporary foreign worker program
  • gas monitoring in swine barns
  • optimizing lactation feed intake
  • decreasing the risk of tail biting
  • a discussion of new disease syndromes in Ontario  
  • Dr. Mark Fitzsimmons, a swine practitioner and producer from southern Minnesota, will speak on managing large litters and reducing stillbirths among other topics.

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