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Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Marketing’s Soar, October 22nd 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Hog Marketing’s Soar   Last week the U.S. marketed 2,589,000 hogs, up from 120,000 a year ago. We expect...

Those Who Can Encouraged to Get Flu Vaccinations

Farmscape for October 22, 2018 Full Interview 9:47 Listen The Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging everyone who can to be vaccinated to...

Christine Pelland from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, NSAIDS Do Not Appear To Be Beneficial...

Giving birth is well known by women as being  one  of  the  most  painful  events  a woman will ever experience. In pigs, pain at...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS AND PORCINE PARVOVIRUS INDUCED BY...

Puig, A; Camprodon, A; Jordà, R*; Perozo, E. *Corresponding author (ramon.jorda@hipra.com) HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain     Introduction Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus (PPV) mainly comes from...

Improving Chinese Pork Sector Disease Status in Everyone’s Best Interest

Farmscape for October 18, 2018 Full Interview 13:45 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council suggests the entire global pork sector has...

Consumers Appreciate Saskatchewan Agriculture Month Messaging

Farmscape for October 17, 2018 Full Interview 8:14 Listen The Executive Director of Farm and Food Care Saskatchewan says consumers are responding positively to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, The markets are always moving, October 15th 2018

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Some weeks we don’t have much to write about. It seems either we or the markets are in...

Marty Misener from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services: PRRSV 2018: “Circling the Wagons”

After  a  particularly  active  winter in 2018,  Porcine Reproductive  and  Respiratory  Syndrome virus  (PRRSV)  continues  to  be  a  major source  of economic  losses  to ...

Mitigating Barn Deterioration

When we look across the Canadian pork industry it becomes apparent that due to the age of most facilities a large percentage will need...

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Weekly Pork Price Summary, October 12, 2018

Regular Audits Contribute to Consistent On-Farm Management

Farmscape for October 11, 2018 Full Interview 10:20 Listen A series of on-farm demonstrations established across Canada has shown the benefits of regular on-farm...

Maple Leaf Foods Builds Leadership in Animal Care

Pioneers advanced open sow housing and transparency with new observation barn; transitioning to humane low stress transportation system Maple Leaf Foods (TSX: MFI) has converted...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Is it a Miracle? October 9th 2018

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A Month ago, 53-54% lean hogs were 44¢ lb. Just coming out of August which is traditionally a time...

George Charbonneau from Southwest Ontario Veterinary Services, Avoiding An AMR Trojan Horse

Pork producers  are  “kicking  the  tires”  on many     different     alternatives     to antimicrobials    as    part    of    their antimicrobial   stewardship   plans.   A common alternative is probiotics....

USMCA Expected to Improve Investor Confidence in Canada

Farmscape for October 5, 2018 Full Interview 12:56 Listen The Vice-President of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute is confident a new trilateral North American...