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Jim Long Pork Commentary, China Pig Herd Continues Massive Decline, August 19th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week China’s Ministry of Agriculture announced that July’s pig inventory had shrunk 32.2% and sow inventory had...

1st Half: Elanco’s Revenues Even With Prior Year, Earnings Up 6.7X

Source: Elanco news release To view the complete report, click here. Earnings per share (EPS) improved to $0.10 (reported), or $0.28 (adjusted) for the second quarter...

Pork Industry has Appetite for Feed Options By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

Without feed costs, pork production would be highly profitable, but that’s like saying “without in-laws, marriage would be stress-free”. Just as your spouse’s parents...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Genetic improvement for resilience to PRRS

Dr Chunyan Zhang, Genesus Geneticist czhang@genesus.com  Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), is a disease affecting both reproduction and growth, and is a very costly viral...

High Hog Supplies and Uncertain Chinese Trade Add Volatility to Hog Markets

Farmscape for August 13, 2019 Full Interview 9:42 Listen HAMS Marketing Services says the trade situation with China continues to add a higher level...

Clint Lichty from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, “Masked Mycotoxins”: A Diagnostic Challenge!

  Some years are certainly worse than others for   mycotoxins.   When   mycotoxins   are expected to be the “tipping point” that sets off  a  health  issues ...

Mental Health First Aid Training Program Extended and Expanded

Farmscape for August 12, 2019 Full Interview 6:01 Listen Farm Credit Canada has extended and expanded its support for a program that provides rural...

Simple Effectiveness Disease Risk Mitigation Strategies Critical to Maintaining Swine Health

Farmscape for August 8, 2019 Full Interview 7:49 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council suggests understanding the risks of disease transmission...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Market – Roller Coaster, August 6th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market continued a roller coaster year with a dramatic decline in lean hog futures last...

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Dexamethasone Reduces Frequency Of Sickness Behaviour

Improving animal welfare is a continuous process that requires that we evaluate the various  treatment  strategies  that  we  use. Often  our  collective  field  experience ...

Maple Leaf Foods posts Q2 sales up 12.5%, fuelled by plant-based protein

Source: Toronto Star Maple Leaf Foods Inc.’s second-quarter sales rose by 12.5 per cent, fuelled in part by growing demand for plant-based protein products. The company...

Prevtec Microbia to be Acquired by Elanco

Deal supports development of Prevtec Microbia’s pipeline and product expansion Prevtec Microbia Inc. (Prevtec or the company) is pleased to announce that it has signed...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move, July 30th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Price Makes Strong Move Last week the average 53-54% lean market hog in USA went from 71.79...

Greg Wideman from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Tulathromycin Treatment At Birth Had No Negative...

There continues  to be  a  level  of  concern about  the  effects  of  prudent  antimicrobial use  in  livestock  on  the  development  of antimicrobial  resistance  in ...

Canadian Livestock Producers To Receive Tax Relief

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release The Government of Canada today released an initial list of designated regions in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba...