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SEROLOGICAL SURVEY OF PORCINE PARVOVIRUS AND SWINE ERYSIPELAS ON VACCINATED SOW FARMS. IDENTIFYING VACCINATION...

DeGroot*, M.; Baratelli, M.; Jordà, R.; Rodríguez-Ballarà, I. *Corresponding author (mike.degroot@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction The protective role of specific antibodies against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures show Positive up Movement, February 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog Futures show Positive up Movement   Last week the U.S. lean hog futures saw some positive up movement....

Understanding the Interaction between Nutrition and Pig Health

With new legislation eliminating the use of in-feed antibiotics for growth promotion in Canada and increasing consumer pressure to reduce antibiotic use in animal...

African Swine Fever a Hot Topic in Banff By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation...

Banff in January may give you the chills, but things were heating up at the 2019 Banff Pork Seminar with talk of the growing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Per Capita Pork Disappearance, Increases, February 11th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Per Capita Pork Disappearance, Increases   Last week the USDA released the February U.S. Meats Supply and Use   Pork (Million...

Weaning Piglets without Antibiotics

Download the complete Article 60% to 80% of antibiotics are used for digestive problems.  The period after weaning is known for its regular antibiotic application...

Weekly Livestock Update with Scott Brown, February 11th 2019

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets – Fed cattle are up $1 on the week. Feeder...

FCC Survey Shows Farmers Want Control of Their Own Data

Farmscape for February 7, 2019 Full Interview 4:00 Listen A survey conducted by Farm Credit Canada shows, while farmers embrace technology, they want full...

Swine Innovation Porc Announces Details of Five Research Program

Farmscape for February 5, 2019 Full Interview 10:28 Listen Swine Innovation Porc will be supporting 14 research projects designed to enhance the Competiveness of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, No Joy In Mudville! February 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we wrote last week Farrow to Finish Pig Producers are not having much joy! Average losses are in...

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Mycobacterium Avium: “Turning The Ship”

Mycobacteria  as  a  group  are  known  for causing diseases such as tuberculosis. The various   species   of   Mycobacteria   are relatively  comfortable  in  hopping  across host...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Carcass and Pork Quality – Variation is Key

Kemp,VP Genetic Programs and R&D, Genesus Inc.     Per capita consumption of pork in the US has not increased over the last few years (USDA -...

Farmers Encouraged to Engage Public on Antimicrobial Use

Farmscape for February 4, 2019 Full Interview 7:20 Listen The Director of Food Integrity and Consumer Engagement with Phibro Animal Health says farmers need...

The genetic capability of the modern herd is well beyond the actual level of...

  The swine industry has seen a “nutritional gap” developing.  Over the past decade, advancements genetics companies have made, have surpassed the pace of the science of...

HAMS Marketing Services Reccomends Moderate Approiach to Forward Pricing

Farmscape for February 1, 2019 Full Interview Listen The Director of Risk management with HAMS Marketing Services is advising moderate approach to forward pricing...