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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Less pigs are Coming! November 29th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The September 1st USDA Hogs and Pigs Report projected 1% fewer Hogs in the 120 lb. and over...

Don’t forget biocontainment of disease when following biosecurity plans, By Erin Kettelkamp, DVM, Swine...

Source: PigHealthToday.com The latest disease outbreaks fueled by new disease variants are good reminders that the best biosecurity plans must include strategies to keep disease...

Préval AG Acquires the American Business J&G Foods

Préval AG, the international agri-food company headquartered in Quebec, today announced that it has acquired the assets of J&G Foods. Located in Sutton, Mass.,...

Canarm Consolidation Announcement

Canarm AgSystems is consolidating Shakespeare operations (Faromor – A Canarm Company) into our Arthur facility and transferring agricultural  fan production to our Brockville location. Faromor-...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Can We Get Price Traction? November 22nd 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   U.S. Cash hog price is having trouble getting traction with the National Hog Price weighted average dipping below...

New collaboration to develop high-quality meat alternatives

Partners will use Canadian crops to create beef and pork alternatives to rival Wagyu beef Today, Protein Industries Canada announced a co-investment into a project...

Maple Leaf Foods Our Proud Journey to Open Sow Housing

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...

Pain Control During Piglet Processing

Introduction Castration and tail-docking are common procedures occurring in the Canadian swine industry. Castration prevents boar taint, reduces aggressive behaviour and minimizes handling challenges often...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Exports, November 9th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. (Canada) needs continued pork exports to hold hog prices strong. Latest week report brought some good...

Maple Leaf Foods Reports Third Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Meat Protein delivers outstanding top-line growth of 13.4%, Adjusted EBITDA Margin of 13.0% and Adjusted EBITDA dollar growth of 21.8%; Reassessing Plant Protein investment Maple...

Norway Continues To Enjoy Country Wide Freedom From Mhyo, By George Charbonneau from South...

In 1994, the Norwegian Pig Health Service decided to embark on a plan to eradicate Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae (Mhyo). A  partial depopulation program was initiated...

Red Meat Exports Remain on Record Pace Through Third Quarter

Both U.S. beef and U.S. pork exports are on a record pace through September, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the...

Jim Long Pork Commentary,U.S. Slaughter Continue to be Lower Year over Year, November 1st...

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...

Olymel wants to limit the impact of its restructuring on Quebec pork producers

Olymel’s management has been keen to provide an update on its decision to reduce its purchases of 25,000 pigs as part of a restructuring...

Supplementation with a blend of functional amino acids enhances the ability of pigs to...

Lucas A. Rodrigues1,2, and Daniel A. Columbus1,2* 1Prairie Swine Centre, Inc., Saskatoon, SK 2Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK *dan.columbus@usask.ca Highlights Average daily...