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Jim Long Pork Commentary, No Joy In Mudville! February 4th 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As we wrote last week Farrow to Finish Pig Producers are not having much joy! Average losses are in...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Packing Capacity Coming Back, May 11th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week U.S. Pork Packers started to recover some production capacity lost to Coronavirus plant issues. U.S. 2-day Harvest...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Slaughter Numbers Keep Low, August 3rd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Slaughter Numbers Keep Low This past week U.S. slaughter numbers came in 210,000 head less than a year...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Pork News Round Up , November 2nd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics African Swine Fever in Germany African Swine Fever continues to be found in Germany. Over 100 cases now. The...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Market Having Rough Ride, April 13th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics If Misery loves company, we have a real hootenanny* going. (*Scottish word, meaning party) The Utter Collapse of the U.S....

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, PRRSV Recombination Can Result In...

In July 2019, a PRRSV-negative boar station in Demark was infected with a PRRSV recombinant that involved two PRRSV vaccine strains. At the time...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork in Cold Storage Ten Year Low, February 1st...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   At the end of December the USDA estimates U.S. Pork in cold storage was 408,361 (1,000 pounds) a...

Kevin Vilaca from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,How Does The Pig Respond To PCV3?

We have been following reports about novel Porcine Circovirus 3 (PCV3) for some time and the jury is still out on its importance to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Hope – A Pre-requisite to be a Hog Producer! October...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. hog market has shown some life in the last week with lean hogs gaining about 5₵...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports Soar, October 21st 2019

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Pork Export Sales soared last week with 351,000 metric tons purchased. Of that number 152,600 tonnes were...
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