Unlock Your Herd’s Profit Potential Six Keys to Successful Gilt-Pool Management

Gilt (first-parity sow) litters represent approximately 22 percent of all litters farrowed within commercial swine herds – and can account for a much higher...

Genesus Global Technical Report,Parity Distribution Affects the Economic Performance of Swine Herds

Pius B. Mwansa Ph.D. Geneticist pmwansa@shaw.ca Parity distribution affects both the economic and biological performance of a breeding swine herd. Young sows’ performance is generally “lower” than...

Effect of Dietary Calcium and Phosphorus in Sows on Bone Development in Piglets

Adequate nutrition, including minerals, is important for gestating sows, particularly gilts, as growth and development of their piglets needs to be supported while their...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA Red Meat & Poultry, October 19th 2015

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The October USDA projection for US Red Meat & Poultry Production for 2016 indicates expectations for major protein...

Selection for residual feed intake alters the mitochondria protein profile in pigs.

Abstract Residual feed intake (RFI) is a production efficiency measurement used to account for the growth performance of an individual animal. Less efficient animals have...