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2 questions about my pigs

hi there  I am just starting out with my first feeder pigs. I feed purina hog grower from my feed mill  does anyone use this product  I can…

Started by Alix bezak

0 Apr 28, 2016

Canadian Pig Code of Practice Draft - What's Your Thoughts?

Would like to get a discussion going on the topic about the Canadian Pig Code of Practice proposed draft. What are your thoughts? Do you ag…

Started by Amanda Brodhagen

0 Jul 4, 2013

US MCOOL Cost Canadian Swine Producers $1.9Billion Dollars...

U.S. M-COOL Cost Canadian Swine Producers 1.9 Billion Dollars and Mounting Farmscape for January 15, 2013 A livestock economist with Alber…

Started by OntAG Admin

0 Jan 15, 2013

How much lower do you think feed prices will go?

Grain markets have dropped the past week.  How much lower can they go? Anyone booking feed out and for how long?  

Started by pigsrgr8

0 Jan 17, 2012

Haney: Is the Hog Business Finished in Canada?

Started by Joe Dales

1 Nov 26, 2010
Reply by Joe Dales

Maple Leaf Launches Sale Process for Burlington Pork Plant....Any Speculation on Buyers? Thoughts?

Maple Leaf launches sale process for Burlington, Ontario, pork processing business TORONTO, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Maple Le…

Started by Joe Dales

3 Jun 11, 2010
Reply by William Hardie

Minister of Agriculture Provides Information on Ontario Hog Marketing. What Do Pork Producers Think of the Ruling?

I wondered how Ontario Pork Producers felt about the Minister's decision.   Joe       Minister Provides Clarity on Hog Marketing   Ontario…

Started by Joe Dales

2 May 19, 2010
Reply by Harry Stam

TIME TO RALLY

After hearing that both levels of government want to do more meetings and discuss the future of agriculture in Canada I wonder if it is tim…

Started by Tom Murray

20 Mar 22, 2010
Reply by Tom Murray

Oliver Haan on the state of Ontario Pork producers

Oliver Haan on the state of Ontario Pork producersThis video is from Prince Edward County in Eastern Ontario:        

Started by Sandra Dales

2 Mar 5, 2010
Reply by JoAnne Caughill

HOG LOANS DO NOT WORK

I am wondering if I am the only one that has realized that the government backed loans are not going to work for the vast majority of hog p…

Started by Tom Murray

10 Dec 29, 2009
Reply by rein minnema

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