By Inger Morthorst Møller, on behalf of DanBred. African Swine Fever (ASF) has been spreading from the eastern part of the European continent since it was introduced in Georgia in 2007. Most commercial farms in eastern European countries have already learned to live with ASF outside of their farm, but now it is time for … Continued
The successful rearing of many high-quality DanBred piglets is centred around the attentive management of the sows as well as the piglets. When working with new-born piglets, it is important to look at all factors that influence and determine their subsequent performance, as this can directly influence the success of the overall pig production.
DanBred breeding sows deliver extraordinary reproductive results, therefore an attentive focus on feeding and body condition during lactation will lead to consistent reproductive performance and high lifetime productivity. Supporting sows with regular use of potassium diformate in the lactation diets has shown to improve the overall condition of sows as well as support immediate piglet … Continued
Swine fertility has a significant effect on farm profitability and the number of pigs produced per sow per year is a key factor when defining production costs per pig. Modern pig genetics such as DanBred come with an extraordinary genetic potential for reproductive performance. Focused attention on feeding and especially quality of raw materials will … Continued
DanBred’s breeding goals ensures genetic gain in robustness to improve the health and welfare of pigs.
See how the DanBred three-way crossbreeding system can have a substantial positive effect on health and disease resistance, due to the advantage of heterosis.
Gastric ulcers in pigs are a multifactorial and complex condition which can be prevented and controlled. Learn how.
Knowing your health status is important!This is why you should follow the Danish approach on match and mapping health status in your herd.