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Jim Long Pork Commentary, Road Trip to Spain, September 20th 2021

  Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics As I write, we are somewhere over the Atlantic heading to Spain. This week the Genesus team will...

New Training Program Designed to Improve Accuracy of Pig Care Assessments

Farmscape for September 20, 2021 Full Interview 9:13 Listen Researchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine have developed a new training program designed to...

International Collaboration and Cooperation Key to Addressing ASF

Farmscape for September 17, 2021 Full Interview 7:21 Listen The Veterinary Counsel with the Canadian Pork Council says international cooperation and collaboration have been key...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, U.S. Lean Hog Futures – Big Drop, September 13th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Last week lean hog futures decreased an average of $7 Friday to Friday. A big drop. Our observations: USDA...

Christine Pelland from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Using Oxytocin Judiciously: Too Much...

Oxytocin is a hormone produced in the brain of the gilt or sow. The production of oxytocin is stimulated by the suckling process. Oxytocin...

Talks with China on ending its German pork ban remain difficult -minister

Source: Reuters Talks with China on lifting its ban on German pork imports after the pig disease African swine fever (ASF) was found in Germany...

Pork Producers Encouraged to Communicate with Local Candidates

Farmscape for September 7, 2021 Full Interview 8:37 Listen Canada's pork producers are being called on to engage with their local candidates in the federal...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Global Market Round-up, September 6th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics   Global Market Round-up China The hog price in China is 96¢ U.S. lb. (14.2 RMB/kg). Losses continue for...

Clint Lichty from South West Ontario Veterinary Services, Can We Predict Outcomes For Pigs...

Previous studies have revealed that what we traditionally describe as an “umbilical hernia” may be a true abdominal herniation of abdominal contents into a...

The Hypor Kanto: sustainable and exceptional meat quality

Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, is evolving from balanced breeding to sustainable breeding for all products in our portfolio. The Hypor Kanto,...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Another Interesting Week In the World of Hog Production, August...

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Our Observations: U.S. hog slaughter last week 2,444,000 - a year ago 2,653,000. Down 8% year-over-year. USDA projected 2%...

Towards Objective Assessment of Analgesia for Surgical Castration, By Dr. Brad DeWolf from ...

Regulation with respect to piglet castration in Europe has gradually increased over the last decade. The marketing of entire males or the use of...

Manitoba’s Pork Producers Encouraged to Connect with Federal Election Candidates of All Parties

Farmscape for August 27, 2021 Full Interview 8:39 Listen Manitoba's pork producers are being encouraged to discuss issues of concern to their sector with their...

WEANED PIGLET MORTALITY AND ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT REDUCTION IN A BELGIAN PIG FARM BY...

Van Poucke1*, S.; Michiels1, A.; Galé2, I.; Angelats2, D.; Nodar2, L. 1HIPRA Benelux, Ghent, Belgium. / 2HIPRA, Amer (Girona), Spain. *Corresponding author (sjouke.vanpoucke@hipra.com) BACKGROUND & OBJECTIVES Oedema...

Scientists Examine Pig Gut Microbiome to Identify Microbes that Benefit Health and Productivity

Farmscape for August 25, 2021 Full Interview 11:01 Listen Scientists working on behalf of Swine Innovation Porc are examining the microbial populations of the gut...