Sustainable Swine Breeding
After decades of focusing on balanced breeding, we have reached a new era: the era where we transition from balanced breeding to sustainable breeding.
The focus on balanced breeding objectives is a bigger challenge as economic, social, and environmental aspects come into play. Hendrix Genetics wants to pave the way towards a more sustainable pork industry.
As a global leader, we want to set the standards on economic, social, and environmental sustainability. This evolution is more important than ever.
A new era has begun. Learn more about the Sustainable Pork journey here.
In Hooglede, Belgium, Johan Kino keeps about 260 sows in a semi-closed operation. He aims for optimal results at low costs, with as little extra work as possible. In cooperation with his Hypor adviso…
A recent scientific paper was published to highlight the long-term impact of balanced breeding on litter size and piglet livability in swine. This research shows how balanced breeding policies have b…
Farm labor is difficult to find. Just ask pig farmer Wolfgang Beckmann from Meppen based in Germany. Yet he manages to produce, raise and deliver many uniform and healthy piglets each year. The key i…