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Researchers Explore Prospects of Adding Antimicrobial Sensitivity Testing to Brachyspira Diagnosis

Farmscape for January 27, 2021Full Interview 21:45 ListenResearchers with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine are evaluating the potential of adding antimicrobial sensitivity...

Manitoba Pork Sector Evolves

Farmscape for January 25, 2021Full Interview 25:18 ListenThe General Manager of Manitoba Pork says he has witnessed a tremendous evolution the province's pork...

Jim Long Pork Commentary, Lean Hog Futures Set New Contract Highs, January 25th 2021

Jim Long, President and CEO Genesus Genetics Summer month lean hog futures hit new contract highs last Friday at 87.20₵/lb. Significantly up from last June...

How Many Hogs Are Traded in the Futures Market? By Jim Huang Futures Market...

Highlights:Annualized trading volume of DCE Live Hog is forecasted at 6.7 million contracts This is equivalent to 860 million hogs and a notional...

Public Understanding of Economic Benefits of Pork Production Increases

Farmscape for January 20, 2021Full Interview 25:18 ListenThe General Manager of Manitoba Pork says the public's understanding and appreciation of the economic contributions...

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,...

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...

China pork output recovers sharply in 2020, down 3.3% year-on-year – stats bureau

China’s pork output fell in 2020, but recovered sharply from the year before as government support and industry investment helped revive a sector ravaged...

Biosecurity Key to Keeping Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Under Control

Farmscape for January 14, 2021Full Interview 17:32 ListenThe Chair of Manitoba Pork says focussing on biosecurity remains key to keeping the number of...

Canadian Pork Council Outlines ASF Action Plan

Farmscape for January 11, 2021SIP African Swine Fever Seminar 1:33:17 ListenThe 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...

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...

Canadian Foreign Animal Disease Preparedness Moving Forward

Farmscape for January 4, 2021Full Interview 6:23 ListenThe Manager of Quality Assurance and Animal Care Programs with Manitoba Pork says the Canadian pork...

Benefits of High Fibre Low Cost Feeds Offset Global Warming Potential

Farmscape for January 5, 2021Full Interview 12:53 ListenResearch being conducted by the University of Saskatchewan shows pork producers can reduce their feed costs...

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....