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Jim Long Pork Commentary, US Hog Market Rebound, September 24th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics US Hog Market Rebound   Last Friday the to US lean hog price averaged 60.24¢ lb. A huge jump over...

Pavlovic: Today’s PED outbreaks may be mild but still hurt profitability

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Porcine epidemic diarrhea (PED) virus may not be as devastating to hogs today as it was a few...

Reducing Feed Wastage in Lactation

Author:  Dr. Dan Columbus, Prairie Swine Centre Publication: Centred on Swine, Spring 2017 Volume 23 Number 1 Summary: Electronic feeding systems have multiple advantages over manual...

Five Possible Pathways ASF Could Enter Canada

Farmscape for September 24, 2018 Dr. Jette Christensen 22:16 Listen The Manager of Canada West Swine Health Intelligence Network says preventing African Swine Fever...

Elanco Has Best First Day Return Since Twitter’s Debut In 2013

By Renaissance Capital Elanco Animal Health ( ELAN ) raised $1.5 billion and popped 50% on Thursday. The Eli Lilly spin-off had a better first-day...

African Swine Fever on the Move

By Mike King Despite its geographical name, African swine fever (ASF), like all pig diseases, doesn’t respect boundaries. This was apparent Aug. 3 when Chinese...

North Carolina Pork Council Issues Update On The Industry In Florence’s Wake

Five days after Hurricane Florence struck North Carolina, most of our 2,100 hog farms are returning to normal operations. For a small portion of...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Large Litters and Piglet Quality A Necessary Tradeoff?

Dinesh Thekkoot PhD Litter size at birth has been considered one of the most important traits for evaluating sow prolificacy for the past few decades....

Despite Trade Uncertainty Long Term Pork Outlook Optimistic

Farmscape for September 24, 2018 Full Interview 13:02 Listen The President of Global AgriTrends says despite the current disruption in the global trade of...

APRIL first appointment of CEO and Chief Scientist

John Pluske has been appointed inaugural Chief Scientist and CEO of Australasian Pork Research Institute Limited (APRIL). Professor Pluske from Murdoch University, Western Australia, will...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, September 3rd 2018 Commentaries September 24, 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Live cattle are nearly $2.75 higher this week, with feeder...

Potential use of essential oils as an alternative to feed grade antibiotics in pork...

Can essential oils essentially replace antibiotics for pigs? Following implementation in the U.S. of the Veterinary Feed Directive in January, 2017, which bans the use...

Protecting U.S. Swine Herds from African Swine Fever Requires Diligence

The recent incursion and expansion of African Swine Fever (ASF) into China has raised concerns among U.S. producers and regulatory officials, said Russ Daly,...

Arm & Hammer: Zinc Oxide Promising For Piglets

The year 2022 brings big change in the European Union (EU) and Asian swine markets. That's when the EU will ban zinc oxide (ZnO),...

Preventing Viral Transmission Through Feed

Could your feed be infected? The short answer is yes. The long answer is, while unlikely, depending on the country of origin, your feed could be...