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April 10th, 2014 - First hydrogen peroxide treatment for sea lice in BC a success
The first use of hydrogen peroxide in BC for control of sea lice has been completed with great success. The new treatment option, announced by Marine Harvest Canada in January, was applied to a group of the company’s salmon in March, and proved to be a very safe and effective method to reduce the level of sea lice on farm-raised salmon.
March 18th, 2014 - Marine Harvest Canada now in its second decade growing market-sized Atlantic salmon on land
Marine Harvest Canada’s experience raising Atlantic salmon to market size in tanks on land is now in its second decade. This investment in land-based aquaculture systems by British Columbia’s leading salmon aquaculture firm is now helping niche companies test the viability of commercial sized projects.
Feb 1st, 2014 - Salmon barbeque event trailer
Marine Harvest Canada receives permit for new sea lice treatment Marine Harvest now accepting applications for salmon barbeque event trailer
Jan 17th, 2014 - Marine Harvest Canada receives permit for new sea lice treatment
Marine Harvest Canada receives permit for new sea lice treatment Marine Harvest Canada has received Ministry of Environment approval for a new sea lice management option for farm-raised salmon. Hydrogen peroxide (Brand name Interox™ Paramove 50™) will enable the company to continue to effectively manage sea lice and reduce its use of the drug emamectin benzoate (Brand name SLICE™).
Jan 7th, 2014 - Study shows Marine Harvest Canada antibiotic use low and declining
A new study published last month in the Canadian Veterinary Journal shows that Marine Harvest Canada’s (MHC) ongoing process improvements is making huge strides towards the elimination of antibiotic use for its farm-raised salmon.
Trends in antimicrobial use in Marine Harvest Canada farmed salmon production in British Columbia (Morrison and Saksida, 2013) compares nine years of data that shows low and reduced use of medicines at MHC and industry wide due to improved fish husbandry, effective vaccines, and the company’s move to producing only Atlantic salmon