Finding the right pig for the right system

Client profile: Hypor Libra* Location: Germany Farm Size: 400 sows, farrow to feeder (30 kg) In Germany, where loose housing systems are legally mandated, pig temperament is...

Podcast: The Dawn of Acuity Genetics | Dr. Clint Schwab

Summary Clint Schwab serves as President of Acuity, with overall fiscal and operational accountability for the business. Clint received his bachelor’s degree in animal science...

Choice US launches the CG36 gilt

On September 3, 2020 Choice officially launched the CG36 gilt in the US through a virtual webinar. The CG36 is the culmination of the best...

Niman Ranch Panel: Resilience vs. Efficiency

Covid-19 has exposed the tension between big, but efficient, and small, yet resilient, food systems. Hear from celebrated author Michael Pollan, Food Tank President...

The Acuity Story- Access exclusive details regarding this newly launched Swine Genetics company

Get in the “Swineweb” with Acuity Swine Genetics. This newly launched swine genetics company owned by the Maschhhoff’s exudes industry excitement with cutting edge...

Genetics Easing Labor Pains for Producers

For many in the business, pork production is a labor of love. Yet a growing number of producers are feeling labor pain as good...

Acuity chooses Topigs Norsvin as genetic partner

License granted to market products with partner genetics Acuity recently announced the strategic selection of the company’s genetic partner: Topigs Norsvin. With this new agreement,...

Breeding Values – AGC Refresher

Breeding value: The value of an individual as a (genetic) parent. Also – can’t be measured directly, elusive, relative, and an abstract mathematical concept....

Genetic Sequencing Offers Potential to More Effectively Address New Strains of PRRRS

Farmscape for August 31, 2020 Full Interview 8:57 Listen Genetic sequencing offers the potential to help pork producers respond more effectively to new strains of...

The Maschhoffs Offers Acuity’s Swine Genetics to Market

After more than 15 years of development, The Maschhoffs will now offer its proprietary, production-focused swine genetics via a new standalone business – Acuity. In...
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