Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics A month ago, the U.S. hog price had crawled up from the low 40’s to reach 57¢ lean a lb. If we had written we expected 53-54% lean hogs to be 76.52¢ lb....
Farmscape for October 2, 2020 Full Interview 18:29 Listen Research being conducted by the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is shedding new light on the mechanisms that result in the loss of fetuses among sows infected by the virus responsible...
Nitrogen, essential element Nitrogen, which is abundant in nature in its gaseous form N2, makes up about 78% of the atmosphere. It is an essential element of living matter, it is one of the major components of the amino acids,...
Central exhaust systems are a commonly used ventilation method in pig barns. But how do they work and what are the advantages and disadvantages of these systems? We will elaborate on this in this article. What is a central exhaust...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics On Thursday just after the USDA September 1st Hogs and Pigs Report was released, I was talking on the phone discussing the report. After the call, my son Spencer who was near and...
A tax audit may be even less welcome than PEDv, but some audits are better than others. For pork producers, the good kind is an audit of on-farm best management practices conducted in 2017 at 24 farms across Canada....
Client profile: Hypor Libra* Location: Germany Farm Size: 400 sows, farrow to feeder (30 kg) In Germany, where loose housing systems are legally mandated, pig temperament is extremely important in a successful herd. Mr. Macke and his son know the importance of...
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