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  • 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

    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
  • Sep 15, 2015
    press release

    Genesus, Agro-Belogorye ink deal for breeding stock

    Agro-Belogorye Nucleus of Belgorod, Russia, and Genesus of Oakville, Manitoba, have concluded a contract for purebred breeding stock, in which Genesus will supply purebred pigs to stock a new nucleus farm which is under construction. The farm is being built so that Genesus Duroc Sire Line can improve the quality of slaughter pigs produced....More
  • Sep 4, 2015

    Full circle of pork

    People attending state fairs can reconnect with a possible agriculture past, or perhaps get connected to where their food originates....More
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