USA – Default

USA – Default

In Canada, there are approximately 4 million cases of food borne illness each year. Salmonella is the third highest cause of infectious food borne illness with 88,000 cases identified per year. This results in 925 hospitalizations per year. Fortunately...
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...
Swine ear-tip necrosis (ETN) is a disease found in most pig producing areas of the world. The lesions can range from mild to severe with almost complete loss of the ear. The lesions are quite ugly looking and certainly...
U.S. Lean Hog Price – Up, Up, Up Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The reality of the market tells the story. Iowa – Southern Minnesota Lean Hog Prices February 16, 2021 69.71 February 21, 2022 97.61   Lean hog prices up 28 from a year ago...
Porcine circovirus 3 (PCV-3) has been detected in both diseased and healthy pigs of different ages. PCV-3 has been associated with reproductive failure and mummified and stillborn piglets. In Ontario, the viral agent PCV-3 and pathological changes consistent with...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Go figure, less hogs leads to higher prices! For months we suggested lean hog prices would surpass 2021, seems we are on track. Observations U.S. Pork Cut-outs closed $1.0996 on Friday. Year to date...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week lean hog futures reached $1.10 lb. Friday, June – July months closed over $1.09 lb. It’s been inevitable that the lean hog price would go higher up 20¢ lb. from the...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our Observations As usual, well-organized event, a reflection of the professionalism of the organizers. We observed fewer attendees than in past years. Probably a reflection of Covid issues and maybe biosecurity concerns related to PRRS...
Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae is the primary agent of enzootic pneumonia in pigs. M. hyopneumoniae elimination programs have been used for many decades and the improved production and economic performance of the growing pig makes elimination very attractive. This is especially...
Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics It appears U.S. lean hog futures are finally moving closer to the reality that will be the spring-summer prices of 2022. For several weeks we have been speaking to the fact that from...
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