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Pivot to Meet Ever-Changing Pig Care, By: Dr. Adam Schelkopf, Swine Veterinarian

This year marks 30 years that the sow farm Hiawatha Gilts was constructed in Pipestone county, Minnesota birthing what would become the Pipestone System...

Swine & U: Secure Pork Supply Plans Still Important , By Diane DeWitte, Swine...

As African Swine Fever (ASF) spreads around the globe, pork industry and its partners all pulling together to prevent the entry of ASF into...

S. Korea further ups guard against ASF as cases from wild boars continue to...

South Korea’s agricultural ministry said Tuesday it has further beefed up measures against African swine fever (ASF), including installing more fences, as infections among...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA December 1 Hogs and Pigs Report, December 28th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   USDA December 1 Hogs and Pigs Report (1,000 head) December 1 2019 2020 2020 as percent of 2019 Kept for Breeding 6,471 6,276 97 Market 71,757 71,226 99 Market Hogs and...

Get weaned pigs off to a good start, By Will Fombelle, DVM, with Carthage...

Getting pigs off to a good start is both an art and science, and even under the best of circumstances it can be challenging....

3 Areas Your Pork Production Business is Losing Money, By Dr. C. Grace Elijah

For a production system, extra costs are something that can add up over time. You adopted processes over time, as your business grew. Some...

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...

Wean-To-Finish Heating for Newly Weaned Pigs, Ryan Samuel Assistant Professor & SDSU...

Newly weaned pigs have some special considerations when it comes to heating. In wean-to-finish facilities, groups are maintained from arrival, shortly after weaning, through...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, September 1 USDA Hogs and Pigs Report Defies Logic, September...

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...

Are You a Responsible User of Antibiotics?By: Dr. Cara Haden, Swine Veterinarian

As an industry, we have set guidelines for ourselves through the PQA program on what responsible antibiotic use looks like. If your interaction with...
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