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PEDv risk factors identified as investigation continues

The PEDv investigation has identified potential vectors for the virus to slip into barns

Manitoba’s Chief Veterinarian Officer continues to investigate the ongoing PEDv infection in southeastern Manitoba, an outbreak that has broken records as the worst on record. Both the Chief Veterinarian Officer and Manitoba Pork Council have noted biosecurity gaps in the region and have asked producers to tighten up biosecurity. As the investigation into the source

Christmas Donation Expands To Year-Round Giving

Despite living through some of the worst times in memory, pork producers in southeastern Manitoba have dramatically increased their support to their local food bank. Last year, they donated $1,000 to the Helping Hands food bank. This year, the district’s producers have volunteered to donate at least one kilogram of pork for every food bank


Pork Council Raises Funds For Hungry

Manitoba Pork Council (MPC) is pleased to present Food Cycle 2009, a major fundraising event with Winnipeg Harvest and the Manitoba Association of Food Banks. Harvest supporter and cyclist Ken Livingstone will cycle the winding route of the Trans Canada Trail from the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border through rural Manitoba and Winnipeg to the Manitoba-Ontario border. Food