George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Swine-Origin H1 IAV Shows Sustained Infectivity...

The relative importance of human influenza virus transmission via aerosols is not well understood but some experimental data suggest that aerosol transmission may occur...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean hog futures not over-bought! February 22nd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We read in several places where some speculate lean hog futures are over-bought. We disagree. Our reason is...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, IAV Diagnostics: They Did What???

At one time transmission of Influenza Type A from pigs to people was a very rare event. Transmission from live pigs to people is...

Research Drives Progress for Weaner Transport, By Geoff Geddes for Swine Innovation Porc

Absent opposable thumbs to grip the wheel, weaner pigs can only sit back and soak up the view. Ensuring their comfort during the trip...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, NPIC Observations, August 24th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The National Pork Industry Conference (NPIC) was held last week as a virtual event. Not an ideal way...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Measuring the Effects of Fumonisin...

The mycotoxin Fumonisin is an emerging issue in animal feed production. Fumonisin can reduce growth performance and is also capable of disrupting the metabolism...

Ed Metzger from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Processing Fluids For PRRS Surveillance Is...

There has been a noticeable increase in the use of processing fluid as a means of PRRSV surveillance. Because these samples are easily collected...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Weights Continue to Baffle, June 1st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week we observed that U.S. harvest weights were decreasing. This totally baffles us. There is no doubt...

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₵...
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