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Hogs raised without antibiotics at Spring Creek Hutterite Colony are growing as fast, 
and often faster, as conventional hogs.

Hutterite colony blazes antibiotic-free trail

You don’t have to sacrifice productivity or compromise health standards by 
going antibiotic free, say swine managers at Spring Creek Hutterite Colony

Spring Creek Hutterite Colony has become one of the first large hog operations on the Prairies to ship RWA (Raised Without Antibiotics) pigs to market. The colony, located near Walsh, shipped 200 hogs to Britco Pork in Langley, B.C. earlier this month and sent a second load a few days later. Britco, a specialty pork-processing […] Read more

Earls locks in Canadian beef supplies

Vancouver-based dining chain Earls has enlisted a handful of Canadian ranchers and processors to supply beef to about half its stores while matching its criteria for animal care and “ethical farming practices.” The move comes about six weeks after Earls retreated from a plan to source its beef from Creekstone Farms, choosing the Kansas company […] Read more