Canada: new funding for Swine Biosecurity Program

This program will assist Saskatchewan pork producers in implementing biosecurity sanitation improvements on their farms.

Monday 25 June 2012 (5 years 7 months 25 days ago)

Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart announced an investement of $150,000 for Sask Pork to implement the Canadian Swine Health Board's National Swine Farm-Level Biosecurity Program in Saskatchewan.

This program will assist Saskatchewan pork producers in implementing biosecurity sanitation improvements on their farms. Funding will be provided for quality assurance training, biosecurity action plans, veterinary site assessments, animal transportation planning, water treatment monitoring equipment, pest control devices and other equipment. By encouraging best practices that reduce the possibility of introducing and spreading swine diseases, the health of the entire Canadian swine population will be protected.

Thursday June 21, 2012/ Government of Canada/ Canada.
http://news.gc.ca

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