Brandon Hog & Livestock Show is an industry trade fair focusing on the needs of today’s pork and livestock producers.
BRANDON HOG & LIVESTOCK SHOW
An industry trade fair focusing on the needs of today’s pork and livestock producers. This agricultural show, with exhibits featuring the latest developments in hog production techniques, is a must for producers wanting up-to-date information on health, husbandry, feed, and technology.
1175 – 18th Street, Brandon, Manitoba
Manitoba Room & the UCT Pavilion
TRADE SHOW HOURS
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
$12/Meal from 12 pm–1 pm
register today for the 2019 Brandon Hog & Livestock Show!
KEYSTONE CENTRE INFO
- Almost 16,000 square feet of unobstructed floor space
- Ceiling Height is 15 feet
- Door is 10’ x 10”
- 26,000 square feet of unobstructed floor space
- Ceiling Height is 17 to 26 feet centre aisle
- Door is 22’ x 15.6’
Brandon Hog & Livestock Show is an industry trade fair focusing on the needs of today’s pork and livestock producers. This agricultural show, with exhibits featuring the latest developments in hog production techniques, is a must for producers wanting up-to-date information on health, husbandry, feed, and technology.
This is THE show for pork and livestock producers looking for information on producing and maintaining a high-quality product essential in today’s marketplace. Whether it’s new machinery, products, and services for the swine and livestock industry or a fresh look at some of the traditional tried-and-true methods Brandon Hog & Livestock Show will help producers increase their knowledge and develop up-to-date production techniques.
Our exhibitors recognize the importance of this event. Each year more and more exhibitors from Canada and the United States take part in this trade fair. For more than 30 years, organizers have been bringing producers and industry together. Brandon Hog & Livestock Show – Recognizing the importance of the hog and livestock industries in Western Canada and promoting excellence in pork and livestock production.
Ron was born and raised on a mixed farming operation in Dauphin, Manitoba. He graduated with a B.Sc. Agriculture in 1977 and M.Sc. Agriculture specializing in swine nutrition in 1979 from the University of Manitoba. After graduation, he worked with Alberta Agriculture (a District Agriculturist for 5 years and a Swine Specialist for 5 years) until 1990 when he returned to Swan River and assumed the position of Swine Specialist. He has held this position up to present but now works out of Dauphin, Manitoba.
Ron has been on this committee for over 15 years and has organized the pork quality competition obtaining sponsors, entrants, trophies and the judge.
Consultant / Secretary / Tradeshow Coordinator
I have been on Hog Days committee for 16 years. The shows continue to be successful, as we have tried new things over the years. I am a municipal councillor and am active in my community.
Lara Forchuk works for Bio Agri Mix and has been a member of the Hog Days committee for the last 4 shows (8 years). She has been involved in the animal health business in Manitoba since 1998 selling both nutraceuticals and pharmaceuticals.
I am one of the two Veterinarians at Maple Leaf AgriFarms (MLAF) managing the health and animal welfare of all MLAF’s pigs across the province and Saskatchewan. I grew up in, the Philippines, raising pigs in our back yard, and I went straight to swine practice after graduating at University of the Philippines, College of Veterinary Medicine. I was a farm veterinarian for a pig production company in the Philippines and moved on to become a Technical Veterinarian for a feed company in the Philippines, teaching producers how to raise pigs across the country.
I came to Canada 11 years ago, worked in different swine production units, until I got my license to practice Veterinary Medicine in North America. I was very thankful that I get to practice swine medicine here in Canada, for I have always consider myself a pig advocate. I have, in total, 15 years of combined experience in swine production and swine medicine. I have 5 years of knowledge and experience on Raise Without Antibiotic pig production, and Gestation Crate Free /Loose housing system
Robert was born and raised in the Highlands of Scotland on a mixed Livestock and Arable farm. Robert worked on the family farm with his parents and brother raising cattle, sheep and grain. Since emigrating to Canada, Robert has been actively involved in the Agricultural Industry working the sheep farm here, as well as at the local seed plant and apiary business near Souris MB. Robert is a graduate of the Assiniboine Community College Business Administration Program and he joined Maple Leaf Foods in 2000. Throughout the past 19 years Robert has held many different roles within the Hog Procurement Department in Brandon.
He has worked in the Live Hog Receiving area, he was the Manager of the Research and Development team performing cutout trials and carcass quality testing, and is now the Manager of Procurement Services, working with Hog Producers and other Industry Partners. Robert and his wife Candace are proud to call Brandon their home, and they continue to support the local Ag sector and all the great work that is done by the valued producers to bring delicious, healthful and sustainable food to market.
Andy grew up in western MB on a grain and hog farm near Basswood just west of Minnedosa. He got his Diploma of Agriculture at the U of M in 1980. Andy farmed until 2000 when an opportunity to work with MB Pork Marketing opened, now called H@ms Marketing. Andy keeps involved in his local community and is a Rotarian. Andy joined the Hog Days committee about 7 years ago becoming chairman 4 years ago. Andy and his wife Stacie have 4 grown children with ties to the family farm and all have a deep love of agriculture. All 3 boys followed in their father’s footsteps and graduated from the U of M Agriculture program.
I have been on the Hog Days committee for 12 years. I have a farm supply store (Steads Farm Supply). We carry products to keep pigs healthy and manure treatment.