Abstract The goal of this study was to evaluate survival of important viral pathogens of livestock in animal feed ingredients imported daily into the United States under simulated transboundary conditions. Eleven viruses were selected based on global significance and impact to...
Regardless of the work you do, or the job that you're in, networking is a key determining factor that really levels up your success. In this two parts episode,  networking expert Ashley Owens from Ashley Assists will teach us the...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We have been commenting for several months about European record low sow cull prices, low feeder pig prices, and low slaughter hog prices. All leading to massive losses throughout when coupled with high...
In Canada, there are approximately 4 million cases of food borne illness each year. Salmonella is the third highest cause of infectious food borne illness with 88,000 cases identified per year. This results in 925 hospitalizations per year. Fortunately...
This past week U.S. Cash Lean Hogs stayed strong with Iowa – S. Minnesota averaging $106.15 a lb. We expect lean hog prices to continue to rise as supply declines. Lean Hog Futures for June closed at $118.17 last...
Swine ear-tip necrosis (ETN) is a disease found in most pig producing areas of the world. The lesions can range from mild to severe with almost complete loss of the ear. The lesions are quite ugly looking and certainly...
U.S. Lean Hog Price – Up, Up, Up Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The reality of the market tells the story. Iowa – Southern Minnesota Lean Hog Prices February 16, 2021 69.71 February 21, 2022 97.61   Lean hog prices up 28 from a year ago...
Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV-3) has been detected in both diseased and healthy pigs of different ages. PCV-3 has been associated with reproductive failure and mummified and stillborn piglets. In Ontario, the viral agent PCV-3 and pathological changes consistent with...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Go figure, less hogs leads to higher prices! For months we suggested lean hog prices would surpass 2021, seems we are on track. Observations U.S. Pork Cut-outs closed $1.0996 on Friday. Year to date...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week lean hog futures reached $1.10 lb. Friday, June – July months closed over $1.09 lb. It’s been inevitable that the lean hog price would go higher up 20¢ lb. from the...
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