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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Markets have had Big Jump, April 22nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Global Markets have had Big Jump   The Global Hog Market has changed significantly since late February. All Countries converted to...

Value of Canada’s Pork Exports to Japan Continues to Grow

Farmscape for April 22, 2019 Full Interviiew 10:45 Listen The Vice-President Technical Services and Marketing Programs with Canada Pork International says, as Canada steps...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, April 22nd 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets – Fed cattle were unchanged for the week. June live...

Dealing With High Feed Costs

Mice, rats, feed spillage/spoilage, leaking feed delivery systems, cracked/broken hammer mill screens, broken feeders, humid smelly barn air, plugged feeders, manure pit solids under...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. has Record Weekly Pork Export Sales to China, April...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week USDA reported net weekly pork export sales to China of 77,732 metric tonnes, by far a...

Piglet Nutrition Research Feeds Hunger for Knowledge By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

What do toddlers and pigs have in common? Apart from an appetite for destruction, they both depend on proper nutrition for a strong start...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Animal Aggression: Do We Get Desensitized To...

  Aggressive behaviour is a natural occurrence in pigs. Even though aggression it is a natural behaviour it does not make it desirable behaviour when...

Weaning Sows Directly in Group Housing

Social stress from mixing sows has the potential to negatively affect sow production and welfare. Housing sows in stalls from weaning until five weeks after breeding...

China Expected to Grow in Importance for Canadian Pork Exports

Farmscape for April 8, 2019 Full Interview 10:45 Listen The Vice-President Technical Services and Marketing Programs with Canada Pork International expects the importance of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March 1 U.S. Hog Report Irrelevant, April 8th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Amazing what happened in the last week. The U.S. March 1 Hogs and Pigs Report released Thursday March 28...

Feeding Management – $how Me the Money

In order to be competitive in the pork industry, producers need to have a firm grasp of their cost of production. Since feed costs...

Selection of Gilts for Breeding Should Begin Early in Life

Farmscape for April 2, 2019 Full Interview 12:36 Listen A research scientist in sow lactation with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says the selection of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March USDA Hog and Pigs Report, April 1st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics March USDA Hog and Pigs Report   No real surprises in the March USDA Hogs and Pigs report. The Breeding...

Why did sow-mortality rates jump to 15%?

Read more articles on Pig Health Today https://pighealthtoday.com/ The spike in sow-mortality rates over the past decade has prompted the US pork industry to hunt for...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Managing The Mycotoxin Challenge

Mycotoxins are toxic substances produced by fungi that grow on plants. These toxins have the potential to cause liver and kidney damage, feed refusal,...