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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Prairie Livestock Expo Winnipeg, December 17th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we participated at the Prairie Livestock Expo that was held in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada. Our Observations: Manitoba is...

Ed Metzger from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Not All P. multocida Are Created Equal

Pasteurella  multocida  type  A  (PmA)  has usually been considered to be a secondary agent  of  pneumonia  in  pigs.  The  general assumption  was  that  unless ...

Genetically modified pigs resist infection with the classical swine fever virus

Researchers have developed genetically modified pigs that are protected from classical swine fever virus (CSFV), according to a study published December 13 in the...

Effects of Large Group Size on Productivity of Grower-Finisher Pigs

Author(s): T. Samarakone and H. Gonyou Publication Date: January 1, 2002 Reference: Prairie Swine Centre Annual Research Report 2002 pp. 19 Country: Canada   Summary: A study was conducted to...

Alberta Pork Market Report December 11, 2018

View this report as a PDF View last week's hog supply report as a PDF Search for better pricing continues The Western Producer published an article last week summarizing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hog Weights continue to surprise? December 11th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics It appears that weekly U.S. hog marketing’s are tracking very similar to a year ago. This past week...

Greg Wideman from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Service, Revisiting The Role Of Sow Anemia In...

Stillborn  piglets  continue  to  comprise  a significant   biological   loss   in   pig production.  There  are  many  important viral,  bacterial  and  toxicological  diseases  that  can  increase ...

Farm and Food Care Champion Award Recipient Named

Farmscape for December 7, 2018 Full Interview 4:57 Listen Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan has named the 2018 recipient of its annual Farm and...

Fed Up With High Feed Costs? Chew On This By Geoff Geddes, for Swine...

Producers view feed costs as most Canadians view winter: something to complain about that never goes away. While we do get a short break...

Alberta Pork Market Report December 5, 2018

Introducing the Alberta Pork app Alberta Pork now has an app for producers. The app includes a variety of information in a quick-access format. Read...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Small Pig Price Surges, December 3rd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Small Pig Price Surges Both U.S. Cash Early weans and feeder pigs surged higher last week as the...

Auditing Nursery Facilities

The requirements and management of weaned pigs seem quite simple on the surface. Providing a good environment that is dry and free of drafts,...

Weekly Livestock Market Update with David Anderson, December 3rd 2018

Some highlights from this week's Weekly Livestock Market Update: •This week in the markets – Texas A&M University’s David Anderson says the overriding theme...

Feeding System Primary Consideration when Managing Sows In Loose Housing

Full Interview 10:07 Listen Farmscape for November 30, 2018 A research scientist with the Prairie Swine Center says the choice of feeding system is...

Alberta Pork Market Report November 28, 2018

Ag student internship requires volunteers The University of Alberta's Animal Science Mini-Internships program needs producer volunteers this winter. Alberta Pork has already pledged $25,000 to...