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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. July Net Pork Exports Up 35.6%, September 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some positive news for the U.S. pork industry is the increase in the Pork Exports and decrease in...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Understanding The Negative Effects Of Ammonia On...

It    is    well    understood    that    gaseous ammonia   is  harmful  to  pig  health  and productivity.     Exactly     how     ammonia causes    these    harmful    effects    is    not understood ...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, A few Market Observations, September 3rd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A year ago 53-54% U.S. market hogs were 44.60₵ lb. this year last week 69.62₵ lb. This year...

Clint Lichty from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, PCV3: Disease Agent Or “Innocent Bystander”?

PCV2  is  associated  with  a  wide  variety  of combinations    of    clinical    disease    that include     reproductive     failure,     porcine dermatitis    and    nephropathy    syndrome (PDNS),   respiratory   and  ...

Swine Health Research Just as the Doctor Ordered By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Pigs and producers have one thing in common: they can’t call in sick. In a business where margins are thin, a few ill pigs...

It’s time to build a biosecurity plan for your farm, By Bruce Buttar, Director,...

Unwanted trespassers on farm property are a reality for Ontario farmers. With a growing interest by consumers in where their food comes from, and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, August 26th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “I am an Optimist. It does not seem too much use being anything else.”  -Winston Churchill The way things are...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Cooking Low And Slow

There are quite a few meat characteristics that  are  thought  to  have  an  effect  on consumer  acceptance  of  pork.  These researchers   theorized   that   consumers...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Pig Herd Continues Massive Decline, August 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that July’s pig inventory had shrunk 32.2% and sow inventory had...

Pork Industry has Appetite for Feed Options By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Without feed costs, pork production would be highly profitable, but that’s like saying “without in-laws, marriage would be stress-free”. Just as your spouse’s parents...
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