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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...

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...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hurricane Florence hits North Carolina, September 17th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we write we have no specific news on the effects of Hurricane Florence and the North Carolina...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Delivering Piglets Is Hard Work

As we increase litter size there has been a tendency  to  also  increase  farrowing duration. In one study that monitored 166 farrowings  from  7 ...

Precision Feeding Can Nourish Your Bottom Line By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

In some activities, such as horseshoes, you can miss the target and still win the game. For others, like missile launching or precision feeding,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Where we at? Some Observations, September 10th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or ag. economist to see that USA-Canada hog market sucks. Losses per...

Ken Marenger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service,Iron Deficiency May Be More Common Than You...

Iron  deficiency  is  increasingly  being reported  as  a  common  nutrient  deficiency and this is especially true of fast growing suckling   pigs   with   heavier   weaning weights....

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Eastern Europe Road Trip – Week 2, September 5th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Eastern Europe Road Trip – Week 2   Last week Spencer, Aidan and I continued our trip thru Eastern Europe visiting...

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services:Drilling Down On PRRS Biosecurity Risks

The  Swine  Health  Information  Center (SHIC) recently funded a study describing key  differences  in  the biosecurity  aspects of breeding herds with relative low PRRS...

Multiple Choices: Group Housing a Test for Researchers By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Q: What concerns producers most about the move to group sow housing? Cost b. Uncertainty c. Lack of Information Though research never claims to have all the...