Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. slaughter last week 2,551,000; a year ago 2,694,000. That’s 5.5% less. U.S. Iowa – S. Minnesota slaughter weights are 2 lbs. higher year over year. Certainly, appears to us less hogs around. The USDA...
This past week U.S. Cash Lean Hogs stayed strong with Iowa – S. Minnesota averaging $106.15 a lb. We expect lean hog prices to continue to rise as supply declines. Lean Hog Futures for June closed at $118.17 last...
Source: PigHealthToday.com A new study shows that a modified-live virus (MLV) vaccine for porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) provides protection against the highly pathogenic European field isolate AUT15-331 (PRRSV-1, subtype 1) — with a single dose given to...
Saline River Farms, LLC has announced the planned construction of a meat processing facility in eastern Williamson County. According to a press release, the company plans to build an 83,000 square foot USDA Beef and Pork processing facility at 9032...
More than 20 Missouri hog farms have reported an increase in emergency manure releases since U.S. pork producer Smithfield Foods took them over in 2006, an environmental advocacy group says, citing equipment failures and improper maintenance that raise concerns...
Source: Associated Press Meatpacking workers and farm workers who were severely affected by the coronavirus pandemic will be eligible to get grants of up to $600 per person as part of a new $700 million aid program the U.S. Department...
Download the complete report We are proud to share Niman Ranch’s first impact report. This is not your traditional corporate sustainability report, because we are not a traditional company. For most companies, success is measured based on efficiency, scale and...
Price risk has become more volatile in recent years and continues to be a critical management function in the pig business. Managing both revenue and feed cost risks are vital to the success of the business. In the end,...
Elanco Animal Health Incorporated (NYSE: ELAN) today announced that Prevacent® PRRS has been licensed for use in sows and gilts against the reproductive form of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS), when vaccinated six weeks prior to breeding. Prevacent, a...
his is our Friday rubric: every week a new Science Page from the Bob Morrison’s Swine Health Monitoring Project. The previous editions of the science page are available on our website. This week, the MSHMP team in collaboration with Pipestone Veterinary Services presents...
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