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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Pork Cut-Outs Hold Over 80₵ lb, January 18th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Last week there was chatter about pork demand. The bears attacked the market. When the dust settled Friday,...

ASSESSING PREVALENCE OF CLOSTRIDIUM NOVYI ON CANADIAN SOW FARMS

DeGroot*1, M.; Boix2, O.; Ballarà2, I. 1 HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH Canada Inc. / 2 HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding author: mike.degroot@hipra.com INTRODUCTION Sow mortality is a growing concern...

Kevin Vilaca from South West Ontario Veterinary Services,Does IAV Sow Vaccination Affect Infection In...

Vaccination is the cornerstone of control of Influenza   A   Virus   (IAV)   in   swine populations.  The  control  of  IAV  in  the growing pig population starts...

Conestoga Meats dealing with second COVID-19 outbreak

second COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Conestoga Meats. The region's COVID-19 dashboard said there are 85 cases associated with the outbreak, although some people...

Canadian Pork Council Outlines ASF Action Plan

Farmscape for January 11, 2021 SIP African Swine Fever Seminar 1:33:17 Listen The Executive Director of the Canadian Pork Council says the focus of Canada's...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Pork Cut-outs push past 80₵, January 11th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Holidays are over, packers got working to get hogs killed. Last week, 2,849,000. We aren’t sure but we...

What A Delay On Canada’s Gestation Crate Ban Will Mean For Pig Welfare

Source: Forbes In 2014, Canada’s pork industry vowed to end their use of gestation crates—individual pens in which pregnant pigs are confined—by 2024. Now, industry...

HIPRA corporate video

HIPRA is a veterinary pharmaceutical company dedicated to the research, production and marketing of products for Animal Health. We are a leading company in...

2021 Expected to Be More Profitable for Pork Producers than 2020

Farmscape for January 8, 2021 Full Interview 9:06 Listen The Director of Risk Management with HAMS Marketing Services says early indications are that 2021 will...

SIP African Swine Fever Conference Audio Special

SIP African Swine Fever Conference Audio Special for January 7, 2021 Stewart Cressman, the Chair of Swine Innovation Porc moderates the Swine Innovation Porc conference,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, 2020 Good Bye, January 4th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics 2020 was one of the most challenging if not the most challenging ever in the U.S. hog industry....

Recombinant PRRS Involved in High Morbidity and Mortality Outbreaks, By Doug MacDougald South West...

Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is generally accepted to be our number 1 problem in swine health in Ontario. Susutained control of...

LIVESTOCK-Live cattle futures ease as corn prices soar, raising feed costs

U.S. live cattle futures declined on Wednesday for a second session as surging corn prices signaled rising feed costs and pressured feeder cattle futures,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, USDA December 1 Hogs and Pigs Report, December 28th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   USDA December 1 Hogs and Pigs Report (1,000 head) December 1 2019 2020 2020 as percent of 2019 Kept for Breeding 6,471 6,276 97 Market 71,757 71,226 99 Market Hogs and...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Holidays always hard on Hog Producers Pricing, December 21st 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics     Coming up to the holidays is usually never a good time for hog producers. Shortened work weeks at...