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Manitoba Pork Enhances Red River Ex Live Animal Displays

Farmscape for June 20, 2018 Full Interview 8:39 Listen In an effort to better engage with the public Manitoba Pork has made a number...

Manitoba Pork Encourages U.S. Adoption of Swine Movement Traceability

Farmscape for June 19, 2018 Full Interview 7:40 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork suggests a U.S. system for tracing swine movements, modeled after...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. 80¢ Lean Hogs! June 18th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. 80¢ Lean Hogs! At the first part of April CME Lean Hogs for July were 73¢ lb. on...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: Do High Levels of Zinc Oxide Contribute...

The inclusion of elevated levels of zinc oxide in diets for a short period of time post-weaning has been a valuable tool in the...

Sow Herd Productivity Under Group Housing Similar to Stall Housing

Farmscape for June 15, 2018 Full Interview 12:45 Listen Research conducted on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc has found the change from stall housing...

New barley survey powers strategies to harvest more feed value

New data and analysis from a survey of barley samples from across Alberta will help Canadian livestock producers and industry get more bang per...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo Report, June 11th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   This past week was the World Pork Expo (WPX) held in Des Moines, Iowa.  The first WPX was...

Code-Related Research an Enriching Experience, By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

If your favorite toy growing up was a chain hanging from the ceiling, you were clearly deprived. For pigs, though, this is one of...

Treating Swine and Municipal Wastewater with Microbial Fuel Cell Technology

Authors: B.Z. Predicala, M Nemati, L.D. Moreno Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2014-15 Wastewater generated in the agriculture sector contain organic and nitrogenous compounds...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with Scott Brown, June 11th 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in markets - Fed cattle were nearly $4.50 higher this week with feeder...

Tariffs on U.S. Pork Also Hurt Canadian Pork Producers

Farmscape for June 8, 2018 Full Interview 7:40 Listen The Chair of Manitoba Pork says factors that that lower the value of hogs in...

Hypor Magnus: Maximized Throughput for Minimal Cost

Excellence in pork production is all about raising the bar, whether it’s heavier weights, higher production or hardier pigs, and that’s what the Hypor...

Little Change in Day to Day Farm Procedures Expected from Veterinary Drug Regulation Changes

Farmscape for June 6, 2018 Full Interview 7:35 Listen The Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says the majority of...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, World Pork Expo – Week, June 4th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics This week is the World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa.  Held every year in the first full...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Another genomic tool for improving litter size

  Dr. Chunyan Zhang, Phd,  Genetician Genesus Inc. czhang@genesus.com Litter size is a very important factor determining sow profitability. A major limitation for increasing litter size is embryonic...