October 5, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: October 1 to October 5, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.5982   $0.1967 $72.49 $8.92
Sows $1.3585   $0.1672 $61.62 $7.58
       
Carcass Value $159.33   $19.61

September 28, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 24 to September 28, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.4015   $0.1436 $63.57 $6.51
Sows $1.1913   $0.1221 $54.04 $5.54
         
Carcass Value $139.72   $14.32  

September 21, 2018 Weekly Pork Price

Nova Scotia Weekly Market Report: September 17 to September 21, 2018

  Price (kg)   Change Price (cwt) Change
Hogs $1.2579   $0.0860 $57.06 $3.90
Sows $1.0692   $0.0731 $48.50 $3.32
       
Carcass Value $125.40   $8.57

Price Plunge Spells Disaster For Alberta Hog Farmers

“Demand is strong, Canadian packers are short 70,000 hogs weekly, but prices have plunged….” you can read this full article by the Alberta Farmer Express here.

Feed Ingredient Safety

The US Swine Health Information Centre has created a document on how to reduce risk of using imported feed ingredients and ways to assess feed suppliers in ingredient safety.

Feed Ingredient Safety (English) [PDF]

Feed Ingredient Safety (French) [PDF]

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]

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