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New Project in Manitoba, Canada, Provides Information to Farm Operations Switching to Loose Sow Housing

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Government of Manitoba. Screen image from 'Crated Cruelty,  Canada's pork industry  animal abuse exposed' website.  A Mercy For Animals Canada  undercover investigation  t hat took place in  2012 looked into animal  abuse  at Puratone,  one of the nation's largest pork  producers located in Arborg, Manitoba. Hog producers will benefit from research on switching from gestation stalls to loose sow housing as a result of a pilot project underway at a Maple Leaf Foods barn near Steinbach, Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Minister Ron Kostyshyn announced today.