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The number of tested breeding pigs has increased considerably in our breeding herds over the past year. The increase means an even stronger breeding index for production herds with DanBred genetics. 120,000 pigs in one year. That’s how many 30-100...
Introduction One of the most important decisions breeders make is choosing which traits to improve in their herds. Breeders must decide among numerous traits of economic importance and determine whether to improve performance a small amount in several traits or...
Hypor strengthens its presence in the US swine market with strategic acquisition of KC Air Pork LLC (KCAP) breeding stock. Additionally, Hypor and Cornbelt Livestock Services have partnered to provide nutrition and consulting services. Hypor, as part of Hendrix Genetics,...
In this episode, we explore the transformative advancements in pork production with Banks Baker of PIC. Consumer expectations for high animal care standards, antimicrobial stewardship, and sustainable practices are reshaping the food industry. Innovative solutions and technologies are emerging...
Join swine industry experts from the around the nation for a SowBridge webinar about issues with successfully breeding gilts and sows on May 1 beginning at 11:15 a.m. CDT. The monthly webinar series, hosted via Zoom, provides timely information about...
There are many wishes and requirements for livestock production today, including pig production. Sustainability, efficiency, health and welfare for the pigs must all come together. Here, breeding goals play an important role in improving the pigs’ genetics to suit...
In the summer of 2022, we implemented two new piglet survival traits in the breeding goal. Results from DanBred breeding and multiplication herds already show an increasing survival in all three DanBred breeds. The new traits for piglet survival are...
As concerns about antimicrobial resistance grow, large investor groups are putting increased pressure on major food service organizations to reduce antimicrobial use in their protein supply chains. In response, food companies are making antibiotic stewardship pledges and looking to...
In an ambitious initiative, Heritage Livestock Canada has announced plans to bolster genetic diversity within Canadian swine populations, with a particular focus on rescuing the critically endangered Lacombe breed. The organization is set to broaden the gene pool by...
IN THIS ISSUE: Download the complete newsletter PAGE 1 Topigs Norsvin Canada Awards Banquets PAGE 4 Producer PROfile: Jeroen Van Boekel PAGE 5 New National Manager - Tom Elskamp Grass River Colony Gilt Grower PAGE 6 Employee Spotlight: André Lavergne Norsvin Landrace & TN Duroc in Canada PAGE 7 Pig of...
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