There are three drivers influencing cost of production today; facilities, weaned pigs and feed, with feed cost accounting for over 60% of the total cost of production. In the last 90 days, we have seen feed cost per pig...
Everyone likes a deal! Who doesn’t? If there is an opportunity to buy something at a “good” price most people jump at the opportunity. But sometimes the deal isn’t as good as what we thought and is not figured...
Access the original article here At Hubbard Feeds, we get to work with a wide variety of producers across the country. From large integrators to small family farms and from commercial pig farms to show pig herds, there are many...
  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics 2020 was one of the most challenging if not the most challenging ever in the U.S. hog industry. The slowdown and closing of slaughter plants in the early parts of the pandemic collapsed...
Chinese mega producer Muyuan recently announced plans to develop the largest swine farm in the world. They intend to raise 84,000 sows and the associated growing pigs on one site in a series of multilevel buildings. I am on...
MORNING LIVESTOCK REPORT By Dennis Smith  312-242-7905  708-519-0678 Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday December 8, 2020 CORN AND SOYBEANS: Corn is down a couple cents with March soybeans down 10 while soybean oil is down 59. Jan soybeans are experiencing the Goldman Roll this week...
As we all know, Feed Energy’s All Veg 4000 is an excellent feed ingredient. The high caloric benefits of All Veg 4000 works well for turkeys, laying hens, broiler feeds and swine. It also makes an ideal ingredient in...
It has been about seven months since the U.S. started feeling the impacts of COVID-19. The country has yet to fully understand the impacts of shutting down this economy and what the post-COVID economy will look like. The meat...
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 to do conferences as the huge benefit of personal interaction is missed. Fortunately, the NPIC...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S harvested 1,545,000 hogs last week. At least 1 million heads less then it should have. No doubt a real calamity. Too many packing plants closed and others not running at full capacity....
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