An Exploration into Pig Farming in Ontario Classroom Program
Teachers are you looking to add agriculture into your classroom studies? Ontario Pork and AgScape have developed pig farming specific curriculum for grades 5-6, 7-8 and 9-10. Download the teacher's guide today.
Meat & Poultry Processing in Ontario Teacher Guide: Grades 7-12
This Teacher’s Guide explores the history of the meat processing industry, the different Canadian meats that are processed, safety and handling, and the people who are involved in the food supply chain that brings the different products from farm to your plate. Download the Meat and Poultry Processing teacher guide.
Experience Ontario Pork - Online Resource
Can’t get out to see our famous Pig Mobile or want to learn more about cooking delicious Ontario pork? Check out Ontario Pork's online interactive resources for education and cooking. Learn about how pigs are raised in Ontario and how to cook pork properly. ExperienceOntarioPork.com is computer, tablet and mobile friendly!
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The Pig Mobile
The Pig Mobile is a glassed-in traveling display unit that holds a sow and piglets as well as other pigs at various stages of development. It allows the students to see pigs up close without the biosecurity concerns of an on-farm visit.
All About Pigs FAQs
You have questions. We have answers. From animals to the environment, hormones to healthy eating, we set the record straight on pork and pigs.
Poop Cycle & Everything But the Oink
This handy 1-page full colour chart shows the 4-stage cycle of what happens with pig poop, or manure, from storage to farmers' fields to fertilizing crops like corn, which is then used to feed pigs before the entire process repeats. It also highlights some facts about just how much "pig poop" is created and used at the various steps along the way.
On the back, "Everything But The Oink" shows all the other bi-products that come from pigs. Nothing is wasted.
Both sheets available as a 18" x 24" poster.
Pigs of the World & Life of a Pig
There are more than 29 different breeds of pigs that are raised for pork. The Yorkshire, Landrace, Duroc and Hampshire are popular breeds on Canadian farms.
On the back, you find the life stages of a pig. Life of a Pig also available as a 18" x 24" poster.
A fun folding game for kids full of fun pig facts. Fact: Pigs don't sweat. They don't have sweat glands.
Pig Tales Activity Book
Learn all about pigs with Hannah and Mario. A book full of fun activities, puzzles, and colouring for kids.