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:

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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

August 3, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: July 30 to August 3, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.8751 -$0.1043 $85.05 -$4.73
Sows $1.5938 -$0.0887 $72.30 -$4.02
Carcass Value $186.93 -$10.40

Obsolete Collection Campaign 2018

Cleanfarms will be in Nova Scotia for an Obsolete Collection Campaign, collecting unwanted pesticides and livestock medications, from November 5-16, 2018 in various locations.

Please note, this collection will not be commencing again until 2021.

Cleanfarms Obsolete Collection Campaign Poster [PDF]

PigTRACE Ear Tag Price Increase

Please be advised that the prices for PigTRACE ear tags will increase on Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Current pricing will be honoured for all orders processed by July 31, 2018 at (11:59pm EST). Acceptable forms of payment are: credit card, e-transfer, and cheque.

Orders can be placed by the following methods:

  • Online by logging into your PigTRACE account at www.pigtrace.ca
  • Email pigtracevm@cpc-ccp.com
  • Call 1-866-300-1825 (PigTRACE customer service)

Please click here to view the new pricing scale. [PDF]

July 27, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: July 23 to July 27, 2018

Price (kg) Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.9794 -$0.0468 $89.78 -$2.12
Sows $1.6825 -$0.0398 $76.32 -$1.80
Carcass Value $197.33 -$4.67

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