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Pork supply chain not experiencing disruptions, says hog marketing agency

Pork supply chain not experiencing disruptions, says hog marketing agency

Entire sector has strong biosecurity protocols, says general manager of the Western Hog Exchange

Reading Time: 2 minutes Prices are soft but the hog supply chain is working well, says the general manager of the Western Hog Exchange. The typical mid-March price rally hasn’t occurred but COVID-19 has roiled all markets, said Brent Bushell. “It’s no different than the stock markets, and everything else. It’s the uncertainty,” said Bushell. “I think people are […] Read more

Upcoming cattle sale sessions just for VBP+ cattle

Upcoming cattle sale sessions just for VBP+ cattle

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two upcoming cattle sales will be devoted exclusively to Verified Beef Production Plus cattle. The buying sessions, put on by JGL Livestock, are the first time cattle procurement has been offered exclusively for VBP+ cattle. The animals will be processed at Cargill’s High River plant and are eligible for the Canadian Beef Sustainability Acceleration pilot […] Read more