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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Coronavirus- China Agriculture, Tuesday February 18th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The China Agriculture Industry and particularly the Swine Industry have been greatly affected by African Swine Fever (ASF)...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...

Tess Faulkner, from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Chains For Enrichment: Are There Better...

The European Union has taken a regulatory approach aimed at reducing the risk of damaging behaviours such as tail, ear and flank biting. Those...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Bad Week for Pork Producers, February 3rd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics To say last week was bad seems like an understatement. When you get to the spot to rationalising...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Strep suis: Getting The Right...

Streptococcus suis (S. suis) continues to be ranked  as  one  of  the  most  common diseases  on  pig  farms  on  a  global  basis. Efforts  to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Iowa Pork Congress Report, January 27th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Every January the Iowa Pork Congress is held in Des Moines Iowa. It is the premier winter trade...

Greg Wideman from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Does The Use ...

Cleaning  and  disinfection  is  an  integral component of livestock production. There is  some  evidence,  based  on  laboratory experiments, that suggests that exposure of bacteria...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Trade Deals Effect on Pork, January 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week was Trade Deal week in the U.S.: with both USMEF* and China Phase 1 signed. *USMEF is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, First Week of January Our Observations, January 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. hog slaughter continued unabated with 2,713,000 last week, jumping up from the two holiday-shortened weeks previous. We...

Tess Faulkner, from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,Ranking The Effectiveness Of Toys Used...

The incidence of tail biting continues to be an important indicator of animal welfare in pork  production.  In  some  countries  the incidence  of  residual...
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