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Can Micro-Nutrients make a Macro Difference for Piglets? By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Given how piglets scramble for a teat like Boxing Day shoppers at Best Buy, they clearly need their nutrients. Yet in light of the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC), July 15th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This past week we participated in the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) held in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Our...

Greg Wideman from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Choosing An IAV Test Depends On...

Influenza A virus (IAV) is one of the most frequently   identified   primary   respiratory disease  pathogens  in  respiratory  diseases cases   at   the   Animal   Health   Laboratory...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, NPIC Conference, July 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Monday we spoke at the National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, U.S.A. There are...

Conestoga a Big Fan of Pig Cooling System By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Humans may complain that the hot weather makes them sweat like a pig, but there’s one small problem with that: pigs don’t sweat. Their...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report “Lots of Pigs!”July 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report “Lots of Pigs!” The USDA report of the June 1st inventory indicates “Lots of Pigs”...

When Wounds Talk, Researchers Listen By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

If your lesions are talking to you, it may be time to swear off the wine. For pork researchers, though, the sobering truth is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Future Markets Suck, June 24th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Futures sucked this past week. We still believe it’s the calm before the storm. As China cleans...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Beauty Is In The Eye Of...

This  animal  welfare  research  is  a  wee  bit off of the beaten path of what we usually cover.  We  often  use  photographs  of  pigs...

Researchers Have a Ball Helping Pigs Play, By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

In theory, entertaining pigs should be easy: Put Charlotte’s Web and Babe on the big screen and break out the popcorn. But with animals...