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Ractopamine Update, OPC Scholarships Now Online

Ractopamine Update From the Ohio Department of Agriculture: Based upon questions that have arisen regarding ractopamine for use in swine exhibitions in county and independent...

Ready… Set… GROW! Getting Weaned Pigs Off To a Good Start

You’re starting a new group of pigs, and you want to have your best closeout possible. The most important component to achieving this, is...

Outmaneuvering PRRSV requires a better understanding of genetic diversity

Among the lessons that the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) has taught producers and veterinarians is that it’s constantly evolving, resulting in...

Nursery Pig Performance Impacted by Total Dissolved Solids in Water, By Ryan Samuel...

The site-specific nature of the U.S. pork industry requires that newly weaned pigs are moved from the sow barn to a wean-to-finish or nursery...

Pig Microbiota Insight: Part 1 – Meet the microbes

The intestinal microbiota is defined as a complex community of microorganisms of various species living in the digestive tract of animals. They represent the...

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  ...

Bali confirms swine fever outbreak amid numerous pig deaths

Balinese authorities have confirmed that the resort island has been plagued by African swine fever (ASF) following the deaths of nearly 1,000 pigs in...