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June 29, 2020

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The tables provide a summary of Canadian and U.S. livestock slaughter by month for 2020, with comparisons to the previous year. Also includes a cumulative year-to-date statistics, as well as quarterly and annual tabulations.


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January 21, 2020

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The tables provide a summary of Canadian and U.S. livestock slaughter by month for 2019, with comparisons to a year ago. Also includes a cumulative year-to-date statistics, as well as quarterly and annual tabulations.


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January 1, 2020

Description

Introduction to Alberta's livestock genetics industry, which provides high-quality live animals, semen, embryos and related products and services to customers around the world. Alberta is a source of high quality disease-free livestock and world-renowned genetics.


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January 1, 2019

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Introduction to Alberta's livestock genetics industry, which provides high-quality live animals, semen, embryos and related products and services to customers around the world. Alberta is a source of high quality disease-free livestock and world-renowned genetics.


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January 1, 2018

Description

Introduction to Alberta's livestock genetics industry, which provides high-quality live animals, semen, embryos and related products and services to customers around the world. Alberta is a source of high quality disease-free livestock and world-renowned genetics.


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January 1, 2014

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Canola cold-pressed, expeller-pressed or solvent extracted. What is the difference among these products, and why should it matter to pork producers? After more than 30 years, pork producers have become familiar with feeding conventional canola meal. But in recent years, new terms have emerged...


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November 1, 2011

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Ethanol production from cereal grains results in a co-product that can be used to feed pigs to reduce feed costs. This co-product is called distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS).


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January 1, 2011

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Mortalities happen. Under Alberta’s Destruction and Disposal of Dead Animals Regulation of the Animal Health Act, Appendix A, the owner of a dead animal shall dispose of the animal within 48 hours of its death. Mortalities can be composted, incinerated, buried, rendered or naturally disposed....


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October 1, 2010

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Boar taint is an unpleasant odour and taste discernible when cooking and eating pork from sexually maturing male pigs. An unpleasant experience with boar taint once can cause consumers to reject pork in the future. This fact sheet presents information on how to control Boar Taint in Pork.


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February 1, 2006

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The disease balantidiasis is an example of a zoonotic waterborne infection. The protozoan causing the infection, Balantidium coli, is common in swine worldwide in warm and temperate climates, but is rarely reported in Canada. Although there appears to be little risk of acquiring B. coli in...