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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Market Update, May 14th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Market Update For the U.S lean hog price to go up it must be led by USDA Pork Carcass cut-out.  A week ago the cut-out averaged 68.61¢ lb, last Friday it was 73.47¢ lb.  Its going in right direction, we expect cash lean hogs will follow the cut-outs

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, May 8th 2018

Another Huge Cattle Slaughter Coming Down the Pipe By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday May 8, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Cash is called fully steady with a firm tone. Some mechanical problems yesterday will result in a larger Saturday effort. Packers still need hogs for late week delivery and the

Tracking Antimicrobial Resistance: Down on the Farm, Dr. Scott Dee, Director of Research, Pipestone Veterinary Services

In the summer of 2016, Pipestone set forth the challenge to be global leaders in antimicrobial stewardship. As swine veterinarians, we feel a responsibility to lead the industry with science-driven decisions on how to manage the use of antimicrobials, track resistance, and make proactive changes to practices if increased resistance was shown. With that in

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, April 17th 2018

Out-front Boxed Beef Sales Continue to Soar By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday April 17, 2018     LEAN HOGS: Packers tied to break the cash hog market yesterday but it clearly did not work. Receipts were not heavy and at the end of the day the cash market was

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA March Hogs and Pig Report More Pigs. April 3rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There is no doubt that the US continues to increase pig production. This is being accomplished by two things – more sows and increased productivity. March USDA Hogs and Pigs (x 1,000 head) With the increase in the breeding herd and more pigs per litter, the U.S. market

Our strategy for eliminating M. hyo from breed-to-wean herds By Attila Farkas, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd.

By Attila Farkas, DVM Carthage Veterinary Service, Ltd. Carthage, Illinois Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ Many pork producers still struggle with Mycoplasma hyopneumonia (M. hyo) in their herds. The pathogen remains one of the prevailing causes of enzootic pneumonia. Even though it’s primarily a chronic respiratory disease of growers, M. hyo can

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, March 20th 2018

In Live Cattle the Cart is Ahead of the Horse By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday March 20, 2018   LEAN HOGS: The obvious is that hog futures (and cattle futures) are worried about Trump picking a trade war with China. The not so obvious is what happens next. Our

Jim Long Pork Commentary, December United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Report, March 13th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Pork Commentary, March 12, 2018 Jim Long, President-CEO, Genesus Inc December United States and Canadian Hog Inventory Report The USA-Canadian market is linked in many aspects: pork trades both ways, Canadian Feeder Pigs, market hogs, sows are sent from Canada to USA. Both countries chase similar export

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Market Prices, March 6th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Global Market Prices This week we wish to look at some of the Global Market Prices. China Hog prices are still quite strong and quite profitable at 14.26 RMB/kg liveweight ($1.04 US/lb liveweight). Though there is much written about large scale new sow projects in China, the

Dennis Smith from Archer Financial Services, February 27th 2018

A Few Cattle Trade at Steady Monday By Dennis Smith   Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle   Tuesday February 27, 2018   LEAN HOGS: Today is Jerome Powell day. The new Chairman of the Federal Reserve takes the reigns today. His statements are bullish on the U.S. and global economy which are friendly/bullish toward lean

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