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Ten Deliveries Posted Against the Apr LC By Dennis Smith Follow me on Twitter @denniscattle Tuesday April 24, 2018 LEAN HOGS: Cash is called just steady for today which is likely not going to work. The cash was unchanged to down .50 yesterday and this resulted in extremely light receipts. Producers have seen the cash turn in their favor after experiencing a blood thirsty break in the cash late this winter/early spring. They know what the summer contracts are trading at, substantial premiums and they don't want to move hogs unless the bid is firm to higher, period. Futures pulled back more >>
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
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Canada – Is the Party Over? Bob Fraser – Sales & Service, Genesus Inc bfraser@genesus.com The recent NASS semi-annual pig crop for both the USA and Canada places the sow herds at 6.18 million head and 1.27 million head respectively. Inventories of all hogs and pigs are 73.2 million USA and 14.3 million head in Canada. This is a continuation of recent trends of moderate expansion coupled with the steady march of improved productivity leading to plus or minus 2% growth year on year for the last few years. Also Canada running at 20% of the American herd is a traditional long-term trend more >>
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
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The additional language portal provides support for the company's customers in Russia, CIS As the high demand for Zinpro Performance Minerals® continues to expand across the globe, Zinpro Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of a Russian-language website to benefit its customers in Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). “There's no question we're seeing a very keen interest in, and demand for, our Performance Minerals products in Russia and the CIS,” says Boudewijn Mys, Zinpro regional manager – Russia and CIS. “As of today, our current and future Russian-language customers will have detailed information about our products more >>
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
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Improved Laying Areas for Sows Posted in: Pork Insight Articles, Prairie Swine Centre, Swine Innovation by Ken Engele on March 23, 2018 Improving the Laying Area for Gestating Sows This video clip contains testimonials from hog producers who participated in a project focused on strategies to improve laying areas for gestating sows housed in groups. As part of this project, devices to fill the gaps between slats were installed in the sow pens (Photos 1 and 2). Three farms across Canada participated in this project and we would like to thank these producers: Mr. Geert Geene, Amberley Bacon Company Mr. Francis Veilleux, Ferme porcine L.V. Mr. more >>
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
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Farmscape for April 24, 2018 Full Interview 6:57 Listen Canada Pork International reports the Canadian pork sector's focus on food quality and safety has enabled Canadian pork exporters to dramatically increase their share of the lucrative Japanese market for fresh chilled pork.Verified Canadian Pork, a branding program originally created to identify Canadian pork to Canadian con sumers, has evolved into the Canadian pork sector's international branding strategy and is now used in all markets.The brand attributes focus on what Canadian producers do such as participation in the Canadian Quality Assurance program, which is evolving into Canadian Pork Excellence, more >>
Tue, Apr 24, 2018
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