Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Can We Predict Outcomes For Pigs...

Previous studies have revealed that what we traditionally describe as an “umbilical hernia” may be a true abdominal herniation of abdominal contents into a...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Does a High Fiber Diet...

We know that having some straw in the pen with growing pigs can reduce the incidence and severity of tail biting. Certainly the pigs...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean hog futures not over-bought! February 22nd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics We read in several places where some speculate lean hog futures are over-bought. We disagree. Our reason is...

Feed formulation strategies to reduce feed costs, By Dan Columbus Prairie Swine Centre

Feed economics With feed costs making up 70% of total costs of production on average, it is not surprising that ways to reduce the cost...

Shaky Pig APPVirus Remains Genetically Stable Over Time , By Doug MacDougald South West...

Congenital tremor or "Shaky Pig" was identified in Canada in the 1950's. The exact cause of  Congenital Tremor Type AII remained a bit of...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, ASFV : Surviving In The...

African swine fever (ASF) is highly contagious and virulent disease with very high mortality in both domestic pigs and wild boar. Normally having a...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Measuring the Effects of Fumonisin...

The mycotoxin Fumonisin is an emerging issue in animal feed production. Fumonisin can reduce growth performance and is also capable of disrupting the metabolism...

Kevin Vilaca from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,How Does The Pig Respond To PCV3?

We have been following reports about novel Porcine Circovirus 3 (PCV3) for some time and the jury is still out on its importance to...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Market Continues to Strengthen, February 15th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics U.S. Pork cut-outs closed Friday at 88.38 ¢ lb. A very strong price in our opinion considering a...

George Charbonneau from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, SINS : Is there a Genetic...

Swine inflammation and necrosis syndrome (SINS) can appear in pigs in several parts of the body simultaneously. Newborns, suckling piglets and older pigs can...
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