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Genesus Global Market Report Canada – Waiting for China (or Godot)

Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Ontario bfraser@genesus.com  I reference the famous Theatre of the Absurd play by Samuel Beckett, Waiting for Godot* because...

Genesus Global Technical Report, Foster Sows – Economic or Not?

Foster Sows – Economic or Not? Simon Grey, General Manager Russia, CIS and Europe, Genesus Inc. For many, leaving 10% to 20% farrowing crates empty because...

Canadian Ag Minister Reports Will Sign USMCA Trade Agreement Soon

Canadian Minister of Agriculture Marie-Claude Bibeau says the country will ratify the US Mexico Canada Agreement soon. "We are going through our normal legislative process,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics “Anyone can raise hogs. But it takes a near Genius to make money doing it.” “Anyone can raise hogs....

Brent Jones from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Rotavirus C and Gilt Lactogenic Immunity

Rotavirus C (RVC) has been detected increasingly in humans and swine in different countries. RVC was first detected in a 27-day-old piglet with diarrhea...

Canadian Livestock Producers To Receive Tax Relief For 2019

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada news release Ottawa - The Government of Canada today released the final list of designated regions where livestock tax deferral...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Coronavirus- China Agriculture, Tuesday February 18th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The China Agriculture Industry and particularly the Swine Industry have been greatly affected by African Swine Fever (ASF)...

New Regulations, Heightened Disease Threats Change Role of Swine Veterinarians

Farmscape for February 14, 2020 Full Interview 8:00 Listen A Steinbach based swine veterinarian says new antimicrobial use and animal welfare regulations and heightened risks...

Decreasing Sow Mortality with SUISENG® Vaccine

Gauvreau1, H.; DeGroot*2, M.; Boix3, O.; Ballarà3, I. 1 Warman Veterinary Services / 2 HIPRA ANIMAL HEALTH Canada Inc. / 3 HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding...

Understanding Behavioral Motivation Enhances Success in Group Sow Housing Systems

Farmscape for February 13, 2020 Full Interview 11:57 Listen A research Scientist with the Prairie Swine Centre says understanding the behavioral motivations of the sow...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Rebound – Somewhat, February 10th 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics The Wild Gyrations in the lean hog futures are best illustrated by the following: June Lean Hog Futures January 23  ...

Tess Faulkner, from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Chains For Enrichment: Are There Better...

The European Union has taken a regulatory approach aimed at reducing the risk of damaging behaviours such as tail, ear and flank biting. Those...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Bad Week for Pork Producers, February 3rd 2020

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics To say last week was bad seems like an understatement. When you get to the spot to rationalising...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Strep suis: Getting The Right...

Streptococcus suis (S. suis) continues to be ranked  as  one  of  the  most  common diseases  on  pig  farms  on  a  global  basis. Efforts  to...

FCC Identifies Global Trade Tensions as Key Factor to Watch in 2020

Farmscape for February 3, 2020 Full Interview 15:23 Listen The Chief Agricultural Economist with Farm Credit Canada is advising Canadian agriculture sector stakeholders to pay...