Lessons from Canada

I have just returned from participation in the fall meeting of the Ontario Association of Swine Veterinarians. A great group of swine professionals who are very worried about the future of the swine industry in Ontario. Challenges in Ontario include access to markets with the largest slaughter plant in the province up for sale. Read More...

Where are the pigs?

By now, many of the readers of this blog have had time to read and digest the numbers in last Friday’s USDA Hogs and Pigs report. In addition, many of you have seen my interpretation of the report which keyed on the on-going changing structure of the US industry. At the same time, USDA continues to tweak the COOL regulations that became effective on Tuesday. Read More...