How to apply sanitary zone principles

Strong biosecurity protocols are the most important line of defense against disease. Not only is pig health important for animal welfare, but it also...

A Technical Perspective on Reducing Limitations to Genetic Expression

Identifying the right animals to improve commercial production starts with our people.   

Measuring the direct and indirect costs of sow mortality

Reprinted from PigHealthToday.com Everyone knows that a breeding female is a valuable asset because it drives the farm’s downstream production. But the costs involved in...

The Hypor Kanto: sustainable and exceptional meat quality

Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, is evolving from balanced breeding to sustainable breeding for all products in our portfolio. The Hypor Kanto,...

What is the Cost of a Dead Sow?

What is the Cost of a Dead Sow? The production cost of dead sows is becoming a large concern in our industry. According to industry...

A Technical Perspective on Herd Health Programs

Pig health routinely becomes part of the discussion when producers are looking for improved performance of their populations.   

Your best defense against disease? Biosecurity sanitary zones

As one of the leaders in swine breeding, Hendrix Genetics recognizes that strong biosecurity protocols play an important part in keeping pigs safe and...

AMINO ACID REQUIREMENTS OF GENESUS FINISHING PIGS

PART 2: SETTING DIETARY DIGESTIBLE LYSINE LEVELS by: Clarence Froese, M.Sc., Director of Nutrition, Genesus Inc. Individual nutrient requirements are generally derived and expressed in terms...

Genetic changes alter risk of food bug

Salmonella variants found in pigs pose different threats to human and animal health, a DNA study found. Two closely related variants of Salmonella Typhimurium –...

Nutrition During Gilt Development and Genetic Line Affect Reproductive Rate Through Parity 1

Abstract Effects of allowing gilts ad libitum access to feed until breeding age or developing them with 25% energy restriction from 123 days of age...
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