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Incursion of ASF into Germany Highlights Importance of Biosecurity

Farmscape for September 25, 2020 Full Interview 9:18 Listen The Veterinary Council with the Canadian Pork Council says the spread of African Swine Fever into...

Some Audits are a Good Thing…Really! By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

A tax audit may be even less welcome than PEDv, but some audits are better than others. For pork producers, the good kind is...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, More ASF breaks in Germany! September 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics There are many items to observe this week: ASF in Germany Last week Germany found thirteen more cases of...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Nurse Sows: The Smoking Gun on...

When McRebel is used as part of an Influenza Type A (IAV) or Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome (PRRS) elimination program the goal is...

An ounce of prevention to prevent a pork pandemic

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure has taken on new meaning over the last six months. COVID-19 has taught Canadians...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, ASF Germany – One Pig Turns Pig World Upside Down

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week one wild boar was found in Germany with African Swine Fever. This one dead pig has...

African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever, Pseudorabies Remain Top International Concern

Farmscape for September 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:08 Listen The Swine Health Information Center reports the circulation of African Swine Fever, Classical Swine Fever and...

Genesus Global Technical Report ,Factors Affecting Pre-weaning Piglet Mortality Part 2

By: Dinesh Thekkoot PhD, Genesus Inc. Factors Affecting Preweaning Piglet Mortality Part 1 Generally, it’s difficult to attribute a single cause to preweaning mortality (PWM). Various predisposing...

Truck Wash Project Aims to End Bioinsecurity By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

They say that "cleanliness is next to godliness", but for trailers hauling hundreds of hogs, it can be next to impossible. Since "dirty" and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Yes, A Vested Interest! September 8th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics For weeks we have strongly questioned the reported “3 million hogs backed up” opinion of Ag. Economists and...

Time to invest in market-transport biosecurity

Grow-finish farms are the last segment of hog production to enact strict biosecurity protocols. That needs to change, reports Mike Eisenmenger, DVM, Swine Vet...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Hog Slaughter Numbers Remain Strong, August 31st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The U.S. Packing Industry continues to ramp up slaughter numbers. Last week 2,664,000 up almost 200,000 head from...

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain as pandemic gives way to glut

North America’s hog farmers face prolonged pain beyond the COVID-19 pandemic that has interrupted packing plants , as a pig glut in the United...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Dietary Energy Considerations For Genesus Full Program Pigs Part 2:...

By: Clarence Froese, MSc., P.Ag., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. In part 1 of this topic, the levels of daily feed intakes typically achieved by...

Science Taking Bite out of Feed Costs By Geoff Geddes, for Swine Innovation Porc

As your pigs will attest, feeding them is pretty important. Yet with ever rising feed costs, keeping your animals well nourished without starving your...