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Canadian Pork Council Updates Regarding VCPR

New Rules for the Access and Use of Veterinary Drugs [PDF]

Responsible Use of Veterinary Products [PDF]

Overview of the CPCs Vaccine and Drug Use Policy [DOC]

September 14, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 10 to September 14, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.1719 -$0.0015 $53.16 -$0.07
Sows $0.9961 -$0.0013 $45.18 -$0.06
Carcass Value $116.83 -$0.15

 

Delicious Slow Cooked Canadian Pork

With the cooler weather approaching, the Canadian Pork Council has provided multiple preparation methods for your cooking needs!

Delicious Slow Cooked Canadian Pork [PDF]

September 7, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 4 to September 7, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.1734 -$0.0937 $53.23 -$4.25
Sows $0.9974 -$0.0796 $45.24 -$3.61
Carcass Value $116.98 -$9.34

 

Canadian Pork Council Update

Please see the below document for an important update from the Canadian Pork Council on African Swine Fever.

Please note, this information can also be found on the CPC website at: http://www.cpc-ccp.com/african-swine-fever

African Swine Fever Update to Producers August 2018 [PDF]

Upcoming Farm Safety NS Workshops and Contests

Chainsaw Safety Awareness Workshop:

September 13th – Falmouth, NS: 9AM-4PM (Register with info@farmsafetyns.com by September 5th)

October 4th – Truro NS: 9AM-4PM (Register with info@farmsafetyns.ca by September 27th)

FSNS Member Cost: $75.00

Youth Calendar Drawing Contest:

(Register by September 30th at farmsafetyns.ca)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Youth Video Contest:

(Register by September 30th at farmsafety.ca)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Progressive Ag Safety Day:

October 20th – Yarmouth, NS: 10AM-2PM (Register by October 15th by submitting an application form here)

For more information about these workshops and contests, please visit farmsafety.ca, or contact Carolyn Van Den Heuvel at (902) 893-2293 or at cvandenheuvel@nsfa-fane.ca

August 31, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 27 to August 31, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.2671 -$0.1363 $57.48 -$6.18
Sows $1.0770 -$0.1159 $48.85 -$5.26
Carcass Value $126.32 -$13.59

August 24, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 20 to August 24, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4034 -$0.1553 $63.66 -$7.04
Sows $1.1929 -$0.1320 $54.11 -$5.99
Carcass Value $139.91 -$15.48

 

August 17, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 13 to August 17, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5587 -$0.1604 $70.70 -$7.28
Sows $1.3249 -$0.1363 $60.10 -$6.18
Carcass Value $155.39 -$15.99

 

August 10, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: August 7 to August 10, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.7191 -$0.1560 $77.98 -$7.08
Sows $1.4612 -$0.1326 $66.28 -$6.01
Carcass Value $171.38 -$15.55

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