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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
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Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Hypor building for the future
With Hypors’ continued growth in the Americas and around the world, we are enlarging our global nucleus population and reinvesting in our production assets....
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
New antimicrobial regulations present an opportunity for Canadian hog producers
As of 1 December , 2018, all medically important antimicrobials for veterinary use will be sold by prescription only in Canada. MSP[RS] provides an insight into how producers can continue to beat disease...
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....
What’s in season? How swine veterinarians are managing seasonal spikes in bacterial disease in the new VFD era
Seasonal changes traditionally bring fickle weather, dramatic swings in day-night temperatures and, of course, flare-ups of respiratory and enteric disease in swine herds...
Sunday, August 05, 2018
First ASF case reaches China
China has encountered its first case of African Swine Fever (ASF), according to reports from animal health officials in the country....
Wednesday, August 01, 2018
New research confirms flies can spread diseases to pigs
Central Life Sciences has confirmed a ground-breaking revelation for the swine industry – flies can infect pigs with diseases including PEDV and Senecavirus A...
Culbertson joins Osborne sales staff
Osborne, Kansas, USA – Osborne Industries Inc, is pleased to announce that Cory Culbertson has been named North America Sales Representative for livestock equipment...
EU court rules gene editing = GMO
Jim Long provides commentary on the recent changes regarding gene editing as GMO and how this could affect pork demand from consumers...
Monday, July 30, 2018
China Market Report
Genesus provides a market update for the China hog market...
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
Jim Long Pork Commentary: Market update
The future of U.S. markets especially this fall looks far from optimistic. December hogs in the 40’s would mean lots of people losing upwards of $30-40 per head....
Genesus and Kaiyong Group form a strategic alliance
Genesus is very proud to announce a strategic alliance with Kaiyong Group in Gaoping City, Shanxi Province, P.R. of China....
MSD Animal Health teams with Penn Vet to host swine university to educate young veterinary professionals
MSD Animal Health, a division of Merck & Co., Inc. is proud to host Swine University, in collaboration with the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Veterinary Medicine (Penn Vet), to help educate...
PCR falls short in monitoring PRRSV transport biosecurity
Transport biosecurity is a growing priority as evidence shows that contaminated livestock trailers are a significant risk in spreading viruses between herds. But reliable tests to confirm biosecurity compliance...
Genesus Global Market Report: EU and Spanish Pork markets
With 49.6 million market hogs and about 4.25 million tons of pork produced in 2017, Spain is the fourth largest producer of pork in the world....
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