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Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference Report, July 16th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we attended the National Pork Industry Conference held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.  Our report: There was Retail...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Shoulder Sore Prevention

Shoulder  ulcers  are  erosive  lesions  of  the skin  and  subcutaneous  tissues  over  the shoulders of sows. These ulcers are caused by  pressure  exerted  on ...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference, July 10th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Pork Commentary, July 09, 2018 Jim Long President – CEO Genesus Inc.   National Pork Industry Conference   Day 1   This week we are...

On Farm Automation Takes Off By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Gathering data on pigs is the farming equivalent of purging leftovers from the fridge. In both cases, it’s a great idea as long as...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. June Hogs and Pigs Report No Doubt more Pigs!...

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. June Hogs and Pigs Report No Doubt more Pigs! Our Observations: There is no doubt that the USDA is showing...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Life Under The Magnifying Glass

  Pork  producers  can  sometimes  feel  like  they   are   under   almost   constant “bombardment” from health professionals  and  the  public  when  it  comes  to  antimicrobial  resistance ...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Prices Continue to Increase! June 25th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week some U.S. lean hog prices reached 86¢ getting even closer to the 90¢ lean which we...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, June 25th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: - This week in markets - Fed cattle $1.14 lower for the week, while feeder...

Boar Taint Research in Good Taste By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

People who say the boar taint problem has been overstated have one thing in common: They’ve never tasted the results. On the other hand,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. 80¢ Lean Hogs! June 18th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. 80¢ Lean Hogs! At the first part of April CME Lean Hogs for July were 73¢ lb. on...