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Jim Long Pork Commentary, THE BIG STORY – China Agrees to resume buying Canadian...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last June China stopped purchasing Canadian Pork. Up to that time in 2019 China’s pork imports from Canada...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Looking Upstream For Salmonella

The role that the breeding herd can play in setting up a growing pig population for Salmonella disease has  not  been  well  defined.  Field ...

Jim Long, Pork Commentary, No Joy in Hog Town, November 4, 2019

Pork Commentary,  November 4th, 2019 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc. Our sense is that the U.S.-Canada swine production sector is getting worn out by the markets...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market, Compared to a Year Ago, October 28th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Sometimes it pays to look at where we are compared to a year ago.  National Daily Base Lean...

Ed Metzger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Monophasic Salmonella: Is It Really Associated With...

Salmonella enterica serotype I 4,,12:i:-or “monophasic  Salmonella” was  rarely detected  prior  to  the  mid 1990’s.  This serotype  has  been  increasingly  isolated from swine in...

Health Studies Proceeding at Fever Pitch By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

For humans, an apple a day may keep the doctor away, but keeping your pigs disease-free is a bit more involved. The research community...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Dietary Potato Starch: Does It Affect Intestinal...

There is a growing body of evidence that is  linking  the  interactions  between  diet, intestinal  microbiota,  and  the  pig’s immune  system.  These  interactions  have...

Move Over Multi-Vitamins and Supplements: Here Comes Carnosine By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Did your mother ever tell you to eat all your carnosine before you left the table? Unless she was a scientist ahead of her...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USA-China have Agreed to a “Phase One” Trade Agreement, October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we wrote about Hope being a pre-requisite to being a swine producer.  Hope got a boost...
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