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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Mid-West Swine Conference Report, December 9th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week we attended the Mid-West Swine Conference that was held in Danville Indiana, just west of Indianapolis. Our...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Atypical Porcine Pestivirus (APPV): Quantifying The Severity!

For the longest time we did not know that most of the cases of Congenital Tremor or “Shaky  Pig”  were  caused  by  Atypical Porcine...

Scientists Claim They Found a Treatment for the Virus Decimating the World’s Pork Supply

Source: One Zero A new study suggests a 100% immunization rate Last month, a river in South Korea turned red with the blood of 47,000 pigs....

Piglet livability By: Mohsen Pourabedin, Ph.D. Cargill Animal Nutrition-Canada

Piglet livability is described as the percentage of potential viable piglets a sow can raise. It is calculated by adding the number of stillborn...

New Pilot Scale Vaccine Manufacturing Facility Expected to Speed up Vaccine Development

Farmscape for December 5, 2019 Full Interview 15:10 Listen The Director and CEO of VIDO-InterVac is confident the construction of a pilot scale vaccine manufacturing...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Thanksgiving Always never good for Hog Prices, December 2nd 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the U.S. celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. It is a holiday to give thanks but for pig...

Collaborative Research Creates More Rounded Scientists

Farmscape for December 2, 2019 Full Interview 9:25 Listen A Professor in the College of Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan says the collaborative systems...

Selection for Behavior Improves Animal Welfare and Economics of Pig Production

Farmscape for November 28, 2019 Full Interview 8:40 Listen The Director of Research and Development for Canada with Topigs Norsvin Canada says selecting pigs for...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, If Misery Loves Company be a Pig Producer, November 25th...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The last two weeks it’s like we have reached a tipping point in production misery. The words “Survival Mode”...

Brent Jones from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services,Diet, Gut Health And Intestinal Microbiota

Understanding the interaction between pig diet, gut health and intestinal microbiota is an  important  area  of  research  and  can provide clues to developing alternatives...

Genesus Global Technical Report. Selection for Sow Longevity in Commercial Pig Farming

Dr. Dinesh Thekkoot, Genesus Inc.   Sow longevity is a key economic component in commercial pig farming, as it is directly proportional to the herd replacement...

PEDv: Is It Really That Bad

Farmscape for November 22, 2019 Full Interviiew 6:36 Listen The Director of  Animal Health with Hylife says the emotional experieince of dealing with Porcine Epidmeic...

Finisher Nutrition a Growth Industry By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

As your pigs grow, so do your profits. Of course, nothing in the pork industry is that easy. Keeping your grower-finisher pigs well fed...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs Surge! November 18th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Who would have thought on a week in November U.S. pork cut-outs would hit 90.12₵ lb. in the...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Flooring Design For Pen Gestation

The  design  of  slatted  concrete  floors  for liquid    manure    barns    has    traditionally leaned more heavily towards  optimization of  effective  drainage  of  manure.  Some  of...