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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Asia Road Trip Week 2, May 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we spent in China.   Our observations:   From what we can figure from talking to large hog operations, drug...

Ed Metzger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, ASF Survives Up To 83 Days In...

African Swine Fever (ASF) is quite accomplished at exploiting a wide variety of biosecurity gaps. There have been a number of high profile seizures...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Asia Road Trip Week 1, May 13th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Asia Road Trip Week 1 Philippines  Last week we visited the Philippines. It was the first time we have ever...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Strep suis Serotype Diversity Adds to Production...

Streptococcus suis continues to be one the most frequently occurring diseases in Ontario pig farms. There are over 30 different serotypes of Strep suis...

Research on Pig Health is Irresistible By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

No pork producer wants to handle a 300 lb pig with a fever. It’s not a pretty picture, and neither is the bottom line...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Moving up and Down, May 7th 2019

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The lean hog futures are certainly moving up and down. The whole pork world is focused on China....

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by fungi...

Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by fungi that grow on plants. These toxins have the potential to cause liver and kidney damage, feed refusal,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Big News Canada CP buys 50.1 percent of HyLife, April...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Below is the article from the Winnipeg free press.  Hylife Partners will be living the High life Founding hog farmers...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, April 29th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets - Cash fed cattle were down $1.60 lower this week...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Markets have had Big Jump, April 22nd 2019

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Global Markets have had Big Jump   The Global Hog Market has changed significantly since late February. All Countries converted to...