A farm-built code for animal care
December 11, 2014
This family believes their responsibility starts on their farm
Blaine McLeod knows about the rising role of farm animal care these days. The veteran Caronport, Sask. dairyman has been a long-time player in industry affairs including building policy and programs to meet animal welfare issues.
Good news about trans fats? "We are learning there is a very important public health message to convey about ruminant natural trans fats and how these are different from the industrial trans fats that have been targeted as harmful to health." – Dr. Spencer Proctor, University of Alberta
Science tackles sow housing challenge. "If there is one thing we have learned that we can pass on to you in North America, itís that group sow housing is possible and the farmer is the key to success." – Dr. Herman Vermeer, Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Netherlands