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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Tumble! April 19th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Lean Hog Futures Tumble!   This past week we saw a major adjustment down on the Lean Hog Futures Market....

Olymel S.E.C./L.P. Recalls Ready-to-Eat Ham Products Due to Possible Salmonella Enteritidis Contamination

Olymel S.E.C./L.P., a Quebec, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 6,804 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) ham products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the...

Canadian Food and Beverage Sector Well Positioned to Recover from Pandemic

Farmscape for April 14, 2021 Full Interview 8:44 Listen A new report from Farm Credit Canada indicates the Canadian food and beverage sector is well...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, A Year Later How much has changed! April 12th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last year at this time we were at the start of the Covid crisis in our industry. A...

Taiwan confirmed ASF free after discovery of infected Chinese pig corpse

Around 6,400 pig farms in Taiwan have been proven clear of African swine fever (ASW) following the report of an infected pig in the...

Researchers Seek Options for Preventing-Treating Hypothyroidism Caused by Infections

Full Interview 11:59 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are exploring the effect of disease on thyroid hormone levels in pigs...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Does a High Fiber Diet...

We know that having some straw in the pen with growing pigs can reduce the incidence and severity of tail biting. Certainly the pigs...

COMPARATIVE STUDY OF THE HUMORAL RESPONSE AGAINST SWINE ERYSIPELAS AND PORCINE PARVOVIRUS INDUCED...

Download the complete Article INTRODUCTION Protection against Swine Erysipelas (SE) and Porcine Parvovirus  (PPV) mainly comes from humoral immunity induced by  consecutive vaccinations. Therefore, when a...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report Bullish But Not...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   The March 1st U.S. Hogs and Pigs Report indicates fewer Breeding Pigs and Market Hogs. Our observations: Breeding Herd Date Year 1,000s head Dec...

Shaky Pig APPVirus Remains Genetically Stable Over Time , By Doug MacDougald South West...

Congenital tremor or "Shaky Pig" was identified in Canada in the 1950's. The exact cause of  Congenital Tremor Type AII remained a bit of...

Pork Producers Disappointed by the FPT Ministers of Agriculture Decision on AgriStability

Canadian pork producers are disappointed by the outcome of today’s meeting between the Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture. On news that the Federal,...

Researchers Examine Role of Play in Social Development and Productivity

Farmscape for March 22, 2021 Full Interview 12:19 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are looking at the role of play in...

Canadian Pork Producers are Urging Provinces to sign onto the Federal Proposal to Fix...

Canada's 7,000 pork producers are urging the Federal Provincial and Territory Ministers of Agriculture to meet and choose to support pork producers that need...

The Pork Promotion-Research Agency holds its first meeting

The Pork Promotion-Research Agency (PPRA) held its first meeting of the delegates today and identified the members that will guide its first year of...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Measuring the Effects of Fumonisin...

The mycotoxin Fumonisin is an emerging issue in animal feed production. Fumonisin can reduce growth performance and is also capable of disrupting the metabolism...