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Some pork producers in Quebec are being offered money to close up shop as part of a provincewide strategy to cut annual production by one million hogs. The temporary measure is set to be approved by Quebec’s agricultural and food...
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 the phone discussing the report. After the call, my son Spencer who was near and...
The Canadian pig genetics company Alliance Genetics Canada and the Danish pig genetics company DanBred have entered into a valuable collaboration to establish DanBred Canada. The same trusted partner you already know, but now with more than 120 years of...
Ventilation systems in hog buildings need regular check-ups to prevent environmental issues that can compromise pig health. Winter audits are especially important, with ventilation running at low levels with little room for error. “A lot of the winter is spent...
Source: The Press Canadian meat processor Olymel announced Thursday it will close its pork processing plant on St-Jacques street in St-Hyacinthe in southwestern Quebec as part of an effort to restore profitability in its fresh pork business. The company said it...
Olymel's management regretfully announces the definitive closure of its hog slaughtering, cutting and deboning plant in Vallée-Jonction, in the Beauce region. The decision was necessary to stop losses in the fresh pork sector, which have amounted to more than...
Fire chief says no severe injuries in leak at Fearmans Pork Inc. on Thursday morning Twenty workers at a Burlington, Ont., slaughterhouse have been taken to hospital as a precautionary measure after an ammonia leak, the city's fire chief says. Karen...
Why group housing makes sense for our pigs and our people. By Jonathan Sawatzky, Vice President, Maple Leaf Agri-Farms Profound changes sometimes start with an idea that at first seems impossible. I’m certain that when we announced our intent to convert...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week the USDA released the inventory of Pork in Cold Storage at the end of October. A year ago 611 million pounds in cold storage, this year, 448 million pounds. A drop...
Source: CTV The main players in the hog industry have agreed on a new pricing formula to define the price of animals sold to slaughterhouses. The Hog Marketing Agreement was made public Tuesday. It marks the culmination of a conciliation process led...
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