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  • Dec 16, 2015
    press release

    Chris Fleming joins Genesus

    Chris Fleming has joined Genesus Genetics as a sales and technical representative in the eastern United States. Fleming brings more than 20 years of livestock and meat business knowledge to the team. He holds an associate’s degree from BlackHawk East and bachelor of science degree from Western Illinois University....More
  • Dec 2, 2015
    press release

    Elmspring Colony earns Maple Leaf High Index award

    The Swine Team of David, Will and Joe Wipf who run Elmspring Colony’s 600-sow farrow-to-finish unit in Alberta, Canada, has won the Maple Leaf Foods High Index award for the third time in four years. The High Index award at Maple Leaf in Lethbridge is won by the producer whose animals are consistently in the desired targeted core category for back fat and loin eye shipping into the plant....More
  • Oct 27, 2015
    press release

    Pen design is the key to successful individual management

    Silence, or something close to it, is a wonderful thing to hear in a sow gestation barn. It’s the sound of productivity, and one that many pork producers incorrectly assume they can’t achieve....More
  • Oct 27, 2015
    press release

    Fast Genetics adds two geneticists

    Daniela Grossi and Richard Leach have joined Fast Genetics as molecular geneticist and U.S.-based senior geneticist, respectively. Grossi obtained her doctor of veterinary medicine from Universidade de Marilia in Brazil and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in genetics and animal breeding from Universidade Estadual Paulista in Brazil. A previous post-doctoral researcher at the University of Guelph and statistical geneticist with a genomics laboratory, Grossi brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in genomics, quantitative genetics and veterinary medicine....More
  • Oct 21, 2015
    Commentary

    Contemplating gestating sow housing

    Converting to group sow housing needs to be made by checking out all possibilities, but it gets down to what's right for the individual hog operation...More
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