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Genesus Global Market Report, Canada July 2019

Bob Fraser – Sales & Service Ontario, Genesus Inc. bfraser@genesus.com  In my last commentary Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Feeds, Hog Economics Summary Sheet showed from the previous...

Lean Sows Need to “Pig Out” Prior to Lactation

A sow's performance during lactation is pre-determined by her genotype. Large, late-maturing animals are traditionally better milkers. In sows, milk yield is determined by...

Sick of Disease? Genetics Can Help

f you think a sick child is a handful, how about a 300 kg sow with a fever? From lost production to treatment expenses,...

La Coop fédérée and its Olymel and Sollio Agriculture divisions reached an agreement with...

Management of La Coop fédérée, its Olymel and Sollio Agriculture divisions and F. Ménard announced today an agreement to acquire all the assets of...

Millions of small pig farmers in Asia threatened by swine fever outbreak

Source: Reuters Millions of small-scale pig farmers across Asia risk falling into poverty due to the rapid spread of African swine fever, the United Nations...

Canadian Pork Sector Hopes for Speedy Resolution of Fraudulent Export Certificate Issue

Farmscape for June 28, 2019 Full Interviiew 5:23 Listen The Canadian pork sector is hoping for a speedy resolution of a situation which has...

Canadian Pork Exports to China Temporarily Suspended by CFIA as a Precaution

Canadian pork producers were informed today that China will no longer be accepting Canadian pork products due to concerns regarding the validity of an...

New Tools Under Development to Improve Quality Classification of Pork

Farmscape for June 25, 2019 Full Interview 18:53 Listen New tools being developed to improve and standardize the classification of Canadian pork will improve...

Hog trend is down

To “Read” Walt’s charts, keep the following in mind: Support – this term refers to a trend line or price area under the market...

Research Focuses on Improving Sow Welfare and Productivity

Farmscape for June 10, 2019 Full Interview 6:18 Listen Research being conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc will provide information to help pork...