The swine welfare challenges facing Canada’s pork producers

Our producers will need to assess their production practices and market levels as continued pressure is placed on welfare issues by our export partners


Many countries, including some of Canada’s trading partners, are considering major changes related to swine housing, management and production in general. These changes will affect the production systems used on Canadian farms, particularly if Canada wishes to continue exports of breeding stock, weaner pigs, live market hogs and pork products.

Better Pork - April 2011