Piglets vigor

AT Nucléus, all GGP piglets in females lines are weight individually at birth.

In 2017

 

Nb of piglets weighed

Individual weight

standard deviation of weight

Large-White by Nucléus

51 055 1.349 0.282

Landrace by Nucléus

31 631 1.251 0.296
 

To farrow without any personal assistance is another aim. Gilts and sows Sérénis by Nucléus must produce numerous, heavy and homogeneous piglets without auxiliaires. 

At testing time ( 5 months old ), genetic technicians score and register on female lines, the number of good and functional teats 

In 2017

 

Nb tested females

Nb teats

Nb of functional teats

Large-White by Nucléus

51055 16.64 16.11

Landrace by Nucléus

31631 16.4 15.93
 

Our gilts and sows are scored and selected for their abilities to produce milk and thus to get heavy and homogeneous piglets at weaning. In this aim, Nucléus technicians weigh piglets individually at weaning. These criteria and registered data enable to select Elite boars coming from Elite Sows.

 
porcelet
 

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