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Genesus Global Technical Report, Indicator traits and their application to selection for disease resilience

Friday, June 18, 2021

Chad Bierman, PhD, Geneticist, Genesus Inc. Disease challenges in swine production continue to reduce output and temper profitability potential (VanderWaal and Deen, 2018). Treatments are expensive and vaccines are not fully effective. Moreover, existing pathogens can transform into new variants, and there is a continued risk for new infectious agents (Fournie et al., 2015). New […]

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Weekly Hog Facility Maintenance

Friday, June 18, 2021

Read our list of practical steps to add to your weekly checklist to prevent longer term repairs and make overall maintenance easier. Part of a successful strategy involves spreading hog facility maintenance tasks across different timelines to keep them from becoming overwhelming. While some hog facility maintenance steps should be part of your daily routine, […]

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1 + 1 = 3: The Power of Partnership

Friday, June 18, 2021

Strong relationships have value. It’s not transactional – it’s a partnership. 

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Genetic Companies Stepping Up Focus on Sow Milk Production Research

Friday, June 18, 2021

Farmscape for June 17, 2021 Full Interview 15:48 Listen   A Research Scientist with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada says, as liter sizes increase, it becomes increasingly important to take steps to ensure each piglet receives enough milk for optimal growth. Over the past 40 years the average number of piglets born per litter in the […]

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Pork Producers Encouraged to Apply Lessons learned from COVID to Preventing Influenza Spread

Friday, June 18, 2021

Farmscape for June 18, 2021 Full Interview 11:41 Listen An Associate Professor with the Western College of Veterinary Medicine is encouraging pork producers to apply the lessons learned from the COVID pandemic to the prevention of Influenza on the farm. Reduced travel, social distancing and the use of masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19, […]

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LIVESTOCK-U.S. hog futures drop by daily limit for second consecutive day

Friday, June 18, 2021

Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) lean hog futures fell by an exchange-imposed limit for a second consecutive session on Thursday as commodities declined broadly. Selling by index funds fueled losses in markets from hogs to cattle and corn, after the U.S. Federal Reserve signaled it might raise interest rates sooner than expected, said Dennis Smith, a […]

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Zoetis Initiative Has Administered 1.7 Billion Doses Of Vaccines To African Livestock

Friday, June 18, 2021

Zoetis A.L.P.H.A. Initiative Improves Livestock Health and Farmers’ Livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa with 1.7 billion Doses of Vaccines and Medicines administered in Four Years After four years of co-funding from Zoetis and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, smallholder farms improve productivity thanks to new diagnostics, vaccines and treatments Livestock health and farmers’ livelihoods have […]

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News Now from the Iowa Pork Industry Center, June 18th 2021

Friday, June 18, 2021

………………………………………………………… THOUGHTS FROM 109 KILDEE Iowa Swine Day returns as in-person event Organizers are excited to be able to offer a great program of well-known speakers focused on important issues of the U.S. pork industry. The 10th annual event will be held June 24 in the Scheman Building in the Iowa State Center, and similar […]

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CIH Hog Market Watch- June 2021

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Margins were relatively flat over the first half of June as a selloff in hogs and the feed markets were largely offsetting. The hog market is starting to wobble as high prices appear to be denting demand, which remains strong overall, particularly in the domestic market. Consumer spending on food at retail has stayed remarkably […]

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Index Biosystems exceeds financing targets to commercialize its BioTags technology

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Index Biosystems has exceeded its financing targets on its journey to define the next generation of supply-chain traceability and anti-counterfeiting. The innovative startup behind BioTags — a new category of in-product bio-based traceability technology — closed its seed round target of $1 million with an oversubscription to $1.5 million (all figures USD) led by Vanedge Capital, with […]

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