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Group Sow Housing Seminar
September 6th and 7th, 2016
Best Western (Arden Park), Stratford

Two seminars will present group sow housing options with practical solutions to the challenges of different systems, along with potential opportunities related to group housing.

Day 1 – Sept 6th 4 pm to 8:30 pm
For producers who already have group sow housing

Day 2 – Sept 7th 9 am to 5:30 pm
For producers looking at group sow housing options

Program Highlights

Day 1 – Sept 6th 4 pm to 8:30 pm
For producers who already have group sow housing

Dealing with Aggression and Best Mixing Practices –
Dr. Jennifer Brown, Prairie Swine Centre

Capturing Potential Through Nutrition – Quincy Buis,
University of Guelph & Dr. Laura Eastwood,
OMAFRA

Technology: Now and in the Future – John Van
Engelen, Hog-Tied Farms Ltd.

Producer Panel

 

Day 2 – Sept 7th 9 am to 5:30 pm
For producers looking at group sow housing options

The Barn: New Building or Renovation? – Murray
Elliott, FGC Limited & Steve Beadle, P.Eng.,
OMAFRA

What to do with Sows during Renovation
(depopulation vs. rollover)? – John Otten, South
West Vets

National Sow Housing Conversion Project &
Breaking the Myths – Dr. Jennifer Brown, Prairie
Swine Centre

Feature Speaker Management: How to make it Work
– Dr. Julie Ménard, F. Ménard Inc.

Capturing Potential Through Nutrition – Quincy
Buis, University of Guelph & Dr. Laura Eastwood,
OMAFRA

Technology: Now and in the Future – John Van
Engelen, Hog-Tied Farms Ltd.

Producer Update: What has changed since the 2014
Group Sow Housing Workshop – Doug Ahrens,
Ham Land Acres

Producer Panel