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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
Thursday, September 13, 2018
New software streamlines custom-vaccine management for livestock veterinarians
Newport Laboratories, Inc., a leader in livestock custom-made vaccines (CMVs), today launches HerdPoint,™ a new solution for veterinarians that streamlines the nonadjacent-herd approval process and ongoing...
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Newport Laboratories is now part of Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim (BI) is excited to announce that Newport Laboratories, Inc. in Worthington, Minnesota, is officially part of Boehringer Ingelheim’s animal health business unit....
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Where we at? Some observations
It doesn’t take a rocket scientist or ag. economist to see that USA-Canada hog market sucks....
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
New 5-Quart presentation of Triamulox™ liquid concentrate eases medication storage, handling for pork producers
A water-soluble antibiotic used widely in the pork industry to treat herds for respiratory and enteric disease is now available in a five-quart bottle for easier storage and handling with less waste....
Genesus global technical report: Feed intake, growth and health
All pig producers will agree, feed is the largest cost of production, accounting for about 55-65% of the total cost. So improvement of feed efficiency has always been a priority in pig breeding and selection...
Nutriad opens refurbished UK office
Global feed additive leader Nutriad, recently opened its refurbished and renovated offices in Chester (UK), home of the paltability centre of excellence for the global group. ...
Friday, September 07, 2018
Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter September 2018
In the fourth edition of our new swine production and industry newsletter we present the findings of a recent field trial of our latest vaccine Hyogen and reveal 5 common biosecurity mistakes to avoid....
Thursday, September 06, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: South East Asia
Pig price jumps in Thailand. ...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Eastern Europe road trip – Week 2
Last week Spencer, Aidan and I continued our trip trough Eastern Europe visiting both Poland and Ukraine....
Friday, August 31, 2018
Tips for proper selection of cleaning, disinfection products
Proper cleaning and disinfection are requisites to achieving effective disease prevention and world-class swine production. Unfortunately, I’ve found some swine operations occasionally cut corners in...
Genesus Global Market Report: Russian market report, August 2018
The Russian pig price remains strong at 123 Roubles (US$1.81) per kg live-weight including VAT....
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Russia road trip
This past week we spent in Russia. I visited several customers and prospects with two of my sons Spencer and Aidan....
Friday, August 24, 2018
'We’ve almost forgotten that boars just perform better'
Larry Rueff, DVM, is a big believer in immunocastration. Ever since the swine veterinarian from Greensburg, IN, stopped physically castrating some of his pigs 4 years ago, and started using a protein compound...
Nutriad draws presidential interest at Indo Livestock
Multinational feed additives producer Nutriad participated in the 3-days 2018 Indo Livestock exposition & forum in Jakarta (Indonesia) earlier this month....
Thursday, August 23, 2018
Building a better understanding of biosecurity and PRRS risks
At the center of any biosecurity program is the goal of preventing pathogens or diseases from entering and infecting a swine herd. Perhaps no disease has challenged producers and veterinarians as dramatically...
Genesus Global Market Report: France August 2018
Hog Market : the summer rise has not taken place (yet)...
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: U.S. Futures rebound
Markets many times move with few if any people expecting. Last week was a case in point....
Friday, August 17, 2018
What’s in season? How swine veterinarians are managing seasonal spikes in bacterial disease in the new VFD era
For pork producers, that used to mean adding an antibiotic to the grower-finisher rations or, at the very least, pulse feeding a medication at 7-day intervals to keep the seasonal bugs at bay....
Tips for successful oral-fluid sampling for PRRSV
Oral-fluid sampling is an easy way to detect porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) or track changes in PRRSV infections in populations — and it can optimize your survey efforts...
Corbett celebrates 40 years at Osborne
Osborne Industries, Inc., is pleased to announce a new milestone has been reached by long-time employee, Vicki Corbett of Osborne, Kan. Corbett celebrated her 40 year employment anniversary on Thursday,...
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Join the Genesus team
We are hiring. ...
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: Canada – Party’s over, now what?
Two months ago Bob Hunsberger, Wallenstein Farm Supply, projected profits for the next 12 months at $10.35 per pig and producer profitability levels $13.29 per pig average producer and $34.30 per pig excellent...
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
PCV3: A challenge independent from PCV2
Anyone involved in raising pigs is aware of porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2), but new on the scene is porcine circovirus type 3 (PCV3). Although the two viruses are both circular DNA viruses in the same...
Jim Long Pork Commentary: USDA projects record corn yield
Last Friday the USDA came out with a yield prediction of 178.4 bushels per acre. If this is correct it will be a record yield....
Monday, August 13, 2018
Ceva 'Spotlight The Future' newsletter August 2018
In the third edition of our new swine production and industry newsletter we look why age and bodyweight are the most important indicators for economic success. ...
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Treating swine drinking water
Adjusting pH: Part three in the Hogslat series on proper terminal line disinfection and water disinfection...
Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Genesus Global Market Report: USA August 2018
The 4th quarter in the hog production business has always been a challenge....
Market not looking very shiny?
Jim Long commentary: A year ago, US 53-54 percent lean hogs were 86¢ lb but last week they were near 66¢ lb. That’s $40 per head less. A huge difference. Pushing close to $100 million less per week...
Tuesday, August 07, 2018
Gu Yaping joins Genesus as General Manager for China
Genesus is proud to announce that Gu Yaping has joined our team as General Manager for China....
 
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