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JBS To Remove Feed Additive Ractopamine From Its Pork Rations, Opens China Market

Reuters reports: JBS USA will remove a growth drug banned by Beijing from its U.S. hog supply, the company said on Friday, accelerating the competition...

Genesus Global Market Report-GLOBAL MARKET REPORT USA – May 2019

  In the last 3 weeks, we have lost $12 of the futures prices of pork. Like it or not,  hogs are on the front lines of...

USDA: Growth In Pork Sales To China Led Record U.S. Pork Exports In First...

Significantly larger pork sales to China boosted U.S. pork exports during first-quarter 2020 to a record-high volume of over 2 million pounds. Sales to China...

The Acuity Story- Access exclusive details regarding this newly launched Swine Genetics company

Get in the “Swineweb” with Acuity Swine Genetics. This newly launched swine genetics company owned by the Maschhhoff’s exudes industry excitement with cutting edge...

Collaboration the Key to New Pork Pact

A desire to build coalitions was the impetus for a recent agreement between Hendrix Genetics (Hypor) and German-based BHZP. Thursday, 21st November 2019, a...

Calcium-to-phosphorus ratio established for 11-to-22-kg pigs

The amount of calcium in pig diets must be calculated precisely. Too much can decrease phosphorus digestibility and feed intake, leading to lower weight...

Excess leucine in pig diets leads to multiple problems, Illinois study shows

Recent changes in corn and sorghum processing for ethanol have led to changes in the composition of grain byproducts, including distiller’s dried grains with...

University of Illinois To Build State Of The Art Feed Technology Center

The University of Illinois will break ground this summer on a state of the art feed technology center. "It really is an opportunity for us...

Genesus Global Market Report USA, February 2020

Allan Bentley, Sales, Genesus Genetics abentley@genesus.com “Capitalize on confusion” The pork show season is almost over and we get to visit with a lot of people in...

New torula yeast product as digestible as fish meal in weanling pig diets

Starting weanling pigs off with the right diet can make all the difference for the health and productivity of the animal. A new University...
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