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Japfa-Hypor farm remains disease-free for over a decade

NOTE: This article was originally published in Asian Pork Magazine and has been republished here with permission.

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"Greatest decision I ever made": A Hypor Customer Success Story

We were so happy to speak with Kyle Steuber from Signature Swine, a family-owned farm located in Fairmont, Minnesota all about their operations and remarkable results in health and productivity.

Hypor welcomes Robson dos Santos, Sales Manager for Brazil

We are pleased to welcome Robson dos Santos as our new Sales Manager for Brazil.

Meet the Expert - Wouter Deley

Keep reading to uncover the stories, passions, and expertise that make our Hypor team unique.

"Prioritize your animals – and they will repay you": A Hypor Customer Success Story

Meet Normand Gagne, Agricultural Production Manager at duBreton, a family-owned business tracing its roots back to 1944. duBreton has achieved amazing results with Hypor pigs while maintaining the ne…

Meet the Expert – José Ángel Pedrido

Keep reading to uncover the stories, passions, and expertise that make our Hypor team unique.

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London Swine Conference Recap

The London Swine Conference was the perfect opportunity to exchange ideas and share knowledge with the industry.

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Hypor to acquire KCAP multiplier and agreement of sale of product through Cornbelt Livestock Services

Missouri, US - February 14th, 2024Hypor strengthens its presence in the US swine market with strategic acquisition of KC Air Pork LLC (KCAP) breeding stock. Additionally, Hypor and Cornbelt Livestock…

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Cooperativa Virgen del Rosario and Hendrix Genetics Announce Sale of Gratal Farm and Long-Term Partnership Agreement

Huesca, Spain - February 1st, 2024Cooperativa Virgen del Rosario and Hendrix Genetics are pleased to announce the signing of a groundbreaking agreement on December 1st, 2023, marking the sale of Grat…

“She is a really independent sow”: A Hypor customer success story

Christelle and Jean-Pierre OLIVIER are parent stock producer based in France.

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"An easy-to-handle sow with calm behavior and great milking skills": A Hypor Customer Success Story

We were pleased to speak to two key individuals from our customer Agropecuaria SAM: Marco Machorro, owner and Laura Apolinar, Production Manager. Agropecuaria SAM houses 8200 sows, in 3 locations in …

“She's a very maternal sow, with uniform piglets and few losses”: A Hypor customer success story

Julien Follenfant is a parent stock producer based in France.

“It has brought calmness to the maternity ward”: A Hypor customer success story

Jean-Jacques Lainez is a parent stock producer based in Plourin-Ploudalmezeau, France.

“Quantity without quality is useless” : A Hypor customer success story

Laurent Retif is a parent stock customer based in Saint Aubin des Châteaux, France.

"Piglet growth has never been so good": A Hypor customer success story

Éric Brulé is a parent stock customer based in France. His farm has 330 Libra/Maxter cross sows per year.

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Getting the full value: How can pig farmers improve their bottom line?

Pork producers from all over the world share a common goal of providing healthy, affordable protein for a growing population.

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The Impact of Genetics on Sow Health and Welfare: Results from the Field

Discover how Hypor genetics make a real impact in the field when it comes to sow survivability. Customer data from our benchmark report shows that the sow death loss rate for all farms in the America…

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"The sow does its job": A Hypor customer success story

Jérôme Plouzennec is a parent stock customer based in Pluguffan, France. His farm has 400 Libra Maxter cross sows using a 28 day weaning cycle with very strong performance in litter size, piglet liva…

“Genetics, feed, and farmer must be a good match”: A Hypor customer success story

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…

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Research shows the impact of balanced breeding on litter size and piglet livability

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…

“Correct genetics are key for labor savings”: A Hypor customer success story

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…

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Connecting with the industry at World Pork Expo

From June 7-9th, we participated in World Pork Expo in Des Moines, Iowa, where we had the opportunity to connect with clients and partners from all over the world.

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Proposition 12 and the impact for US producers

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a challenge to Proposition 12, a statewide ban on the sale of pork from pigs housed in less than 24 square feet of floor space. For many pig producers in the…

"We want to provide sows that farrow easily": A Hypor customer success story

Leon and Lianne van Dijck run a GP and GGP nucleus farm in Germany with 2,500 sows plus 6,800 purebred and F1 gilts spread over two locations. With Hypor sow lines, the farm produces high-quality bre…

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Richard Maatman will succeed Antoon van den Berg in the position as CEO per April 1st

BOXMEER, The Netherlands – March 28, 2023 – In 2022 Hendrix Genetics announced the appointment of Richard Maatman as Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hendrix Genetics and mentioned that Richar…

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Innovative technology to select for optimal farrowing characteristics

Through R&D innovation, the Hendrix Genetics Swine/Hypor team has developed specialized programming to capture data on farrowing time for individual sows. This technology is now being utilized at…

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Multi-year grant awarded to Hypor and the University of Alberta for the study of sow lifetime productivity

Hypor and the University of Alberta have received a grant from NSERC (Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada) to identify and study new approaches for the improvement of sow lifet…

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Zemspol Dešná, part of Rhea Holding in Czech Republic starts breeding and production of Hypor swine genetics

Zemspol Dešná, a vertical integrated pork producer and part of the Rhea Holding which is one of the largest farming companies in Czech Republic, has signed a long-term breeding and production agreeme…

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Dam line genes: it’s in your hands!

Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, recognizes the different needs of producers, including dam line gene delivery. With this in mind, Hypor offers unique solutions to establish and maintain a…

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Paving the way with sustainable swine breeding

Sustainable breeding was a logical step from balanced breeding. Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, has been dedicated to balanced breeding for many years and our product portfolio which gene…

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New nucleus farm opened in Brazil to support secure supply of high-quality genetics

For many years, Brazil has been identified as an important area of opportunity for agriculture. As it relates to pig production, it is the fourth largest pork producer in the world. With its large ge…

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The Hypor Libra: the sow who stays around

The performance of your herd looks pretty good, but how are the individual sows performing and how long are they able to stay in the herd?

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Paine Schwartz Makes Strategic Investment in Hendrix Genetics

Paine Schwartz Partners, a global leader in sustainable food chain investing, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with respect to a new strategic investment by Paine Schwa…

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The Hypor Libra: demonstrating the importance of reproductive efficiency

How many piglets are your sows weaning per year? That is a common question when considering the productivity of a sow farm. But there are many pieces of the puzzle that make up pigs weaned/ mated fem…

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New multiplier nucleus farm supports investment in Mexico

Latin America is one of the top key areas of development for Hendrix Genetics. In particular, Mexico’s pig production is expected to grow thanks to increased demand in consumption and new export oppo…

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Technical service on demand

Earlier this year, Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, launched an exclusive technical service app for their customers: Swine Support by Hendrix Genetics. In the first few months, we already …

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The Hypor Libra: farrowing and weaning the litters of today and tomorrow

Considering the productivity of a sow farm does not hinge on any single parameter, but rather on the culmination of many parameters. Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, provides genetic solut…

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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 protects the economic value of your business. Wit…

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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, our Duroc sire line with premium pork qualit…

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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 healthy. Fundamental to swine production, biosec…

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The Hypor Maxter and its contribution to sustainability

The future of the pork industry must include sustainable products and practices. The Hypor Maxter, known as one of the top Piétrain sire lines in the world, delivers high quality piglets, fast-growin…

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Porc d'Or chooses Hypor as sustainable swine breeding partner

Porc d'Or, a collaboration of several Dutch pig farmers from the North, has chosen to work with Hypor pig genetics from Hendrix Genetics. Hendrix Genetics is an international breeding company, a…

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Environmental sustainability: the feedprint of pork

Hendrix Genetics raises the bar on economic, social and… environmental sustainability. In addition to the benefits of genetic progress for environmental sustainability, there are other areas of focus…

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The Hypor Magnus: Sustainable from start to finish

The transition from balanced to sustainable breeding is underway. While this concept is overarching for our entire swine breeding program, there are also key components that relate specifically to th…

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Renowned Russian integrator Omsky bacon chooses Hypor swine genetics

Omsky bacon, part of PRODO Group, one of the largest players on the Russian market in poultry, swine and meat processing, has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Hendrix Genetics. The PRODO…

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Social sustainability leading to a brighter life for pigs

Social sustainability is an often-overlooked aspect of sustainability. Discussions around sustainable development focus primarily on economic and environmental aspects. All three pathways to sustaina…

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Technical service at your fingertips

Hypor, the swine brand of Hendrix Genetics, has recently launched “Swine Support by Hendrix Genetics”, an exclusive technical service app for its customers.

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Hypor explores the world of mixed reality technology

The use of mixed reality technology in Hypor locations around the world offers the potential for fast, efficient, and biosecure collaboration during the pandemic and beyond.

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Use high quality swine genetics for the best ROI

Using high-quality swine genetics for the best Return on Investment (ROI), should be an easy decision, but that is not always the case. It depends on multiple factors and as a breeding company we hav…

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Philippine partners grateful for Hypor’s continuous technical support

Hypor, the pig breeding division of Hendrix Genetics, remains committed to providing technical service to our customers across Asia. This despite the travel bans and health risks brought about by the…

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BioHypor: the solution for Asia

No one knows more about challenges than pork producers, but some markets are more challenging than others. Fortunately, where there are obstacles, there is also opportunity. In filling 25% of the wor…

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Assistance from a distance

The use of mixed reality technology in Hypor locations around the world offers the potential for fast, efficient, and biosecure collaboration during the pandemic and beyond.

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The Hypor Libra: Sustainable and strong

The transition from balanced to sustainable breeding has already begun. This is an overarching focus in our pig breeding program, but the benefits can be viewed up close on a product level. Of course…

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New perspective on economic swine performance

Economic sustainability of the swine sector has two factors. One is the success of the sector over time, and the other is the way the swine sector operates in a sustainable manner, protecting social …

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Serbian Porcus Vitalis starts distribution of Hypor swine genetics

Porcus Vitalis, Serbian swine producer, has signed a long-term distribution agreement with Hendrix Genetics, global multi-species, animal breeding company, to produce and distribute Hypor swine genet…

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Transitioning from balanced breeding to sustainable breeding

Balanced breeding focuses on balancing the progress of many traits to generate profitability for the total pork supply system. These traits can be classified into (re)production and efficiency traits…

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Cherkizovo chooses Hypor swine genetics

Cherkizovo Group, Russia’s largest meat producer, has signed a long-term cooperation agreement with Hendrix Genetics. Cherkizovo Group will populate their swine production systems with Hypor breeding…

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LFD Holding extends successful cooperation with Hendrix Genetics

Boxmeer, February 10, 2021. LFD Holding, Germany's largest piglet producer, continues its successful cooperation with Hendrix Genetics. With Hendrix Genetics’ high level of expertise in animal b…

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Hendrix Genetics and BHZP extend their pork pact

Hendrix Genetics, global multi-species animal breeding company and BHZP, Germany's largest pig breeding company, have reached an agreement to extend their contract to start production of db.77 b…

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The Brilliance of Resilience

Resilient animals have the ability to adapt to sudden changes, while also overcoming challenges, such as environmental or health. Every craftsman will tell you: ‘When equipped with the right tools, a…

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Hendrix Genetics appoints Jolanda van Haarlem as future CEO

Hendrix Genetics, global multi-species animal genetics company, announces the appointment of Jolanda van Haarlem as Chief Executive Officer. She will join Hendrix Genetics as from March 1, 2021 and a…

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Hypor Libra* 2019 Global Productivity Benchmark

What characteristics do you look for in a sow? Is the ability to easily farrow, raise, and wean a litter of high quality pigs important to you? Do you want to have a sow that can stay in the herd for…

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Hypor’s guide for effective farrowing management

The Hypor Libra* is already an efficient sow that can give you more quality pigs, all with less labor. However, with some small changes to farrowing room management, you increase the number of piglet…

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Welcome Joop Kersten as new Managing Director Business Unit Swine

On September 14th Joop joined Hendrix Genetics as the new Managing Director of Business Unit Swine (Hypor). He is looking forward to contributing to the development of the company towards vision 2025…

Finding the right pig for the right system

In Germany, where loose housing systems are legally mandated, pig temperament is extremely important in a successful herd. Mr. Macke and his son know the importance of this trait all too well. Togeth…

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Backing up our commitment to animal welfare with action

Animal welfare is priority focus area within Hendrix Genetics. It’s easy to make this statement, but more challenging to translate this statement into real, tangible actions. With facilities all over…

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Avoid the Summertime Drop in Production with Practical Tips

From quality genetics to excellent management, Hypor provides producers with the tools to maintain high production from farrow to finish during summer’s hot spells. With nucleus facilities located in…

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Haven Colony makes a smooth transition

The transition from stalls to group housing can be a difficult stage for both the pigs and the producers who raise them. When this transition goes smoothly, the pigs can continue eating and producing…

Our responsible use of antibiotics

At Hendrix Genetics, we continuously seek to minimize our environmental impact. The reduction of our use of antibiotics in our farms is a key aspect of this daily work. Our objective is to use antibi…

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Biosecurity Boosts the Bottom Line

If you don’t think strong biosecurity is essential to your business, try surviving without it. In this age of growing disease threats from PRRS (Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome), ASF (A…

Connecting with clients in Latin America

Finding solutions to meet with clients has become challenging due to cancellations of swine conferences in Latin America as a result of COVID-19 but a program called Tu Tecnico en Casa has been able …

Top swine genetics to enhance pork production in Vietnam

Japfa Comfeed Vietnam has requested Hendrix Genetics to improve the performance of their renewed pig production systems, by upgrading all their Great Grand Parent (GGP) and Grand Parents (GP) swine p…

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The delicate balance between genes, environment, and performance

In the scientific field, the nature vs. nurture debate is the subject of numerous studies when looking at human behavior. Are your actions and personality determined by your genes or by the environme…

U.S. Market Full of Pork and Potential

When you take the world’s third largest country, add a dynamic pork industry and mix in an appetite for growth, you have a recipe for success. For those genetic companies that embrace challenge and c…

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Biosecurity for a safe worldwide supply

Just as we talk about backing up our commitment to animal welfare with action, biosecurity is another area where we are putting concrete standards in place. Biosecurity programs must be reviewed, sta…

App Adds Precision to Breeding Decision

These days, the list of apps you can download is endless, but for pork producers, one that enhances breeding decisions may be priceless. With this in mind, the Hendrix Genetics swine app is harnessin…

Fashioning the Perfect Fit a Challenge in Italy

Like the custom-tailored suits that put Italy on the map, the key to success in the country’s pork genetics sector is finding the right fit for a demanding consumer. It’s not a task for the faint of …

Latin American Pork Markets Heating Up

In an area of the world known for hot temperatures, it’s only fitting that for swine genetics companies, the opportunities in certain parts of Latin America are starting to sizzle.

Introducing Hendrix Genetics’ first Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Hendrix Genetics has issued its first Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. Hendrix Genetics contributes to food security and supports the animal protein value chain with innovative and susta…

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Better Strategy, Better Success

The Hypor Libra* is already an efficient sow that can give you more quality pigs with less labour. With more quality pigs from Hypor Libra*, you can expect to wean 30+ piglets with a high survival ra…

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A pig farm that does it all

Have you ever wondered what the ideal pig farm would look like? A group of farmers, researchers, architects, and animal behavior specialists have collaborated to create a farm environment where pigs …

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Gene Editing Writes New Chapter for Industry

If you think castration is a touchy subject, imagine how the pig feels. Though male pigs are routinely castrated to prevent boar taint and improve meat quality, the practice raises issues around anim…

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Collaboration the Key to New Pork Pact

A desire to build coalitions was the impetus for a recent agreement between Hendrix Genetics (Hypor) and German-based BHZP. Thursday, 21st November 2019, a contract was signed for the supply of boars…

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Hypor Kanto Can’t Be Beat

They say good things come in threes, and the Kanto is a prime example, offering growth, quality and consistency in one package. With so much going for this Duroc sire line, it is no surprise that whe…

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Spanish Pork Market: Excelling and Expanding

If you listed the world’s top pork exporters alphabetically, Spain would fall between Russia and the United Kingdom. When it comes to growth and potential, however, Spain is second to none. They may …

Training course for Asian pig professionals

Are you looking for a possibility to increase your theoretical and practical knowledge in the pig field? From November 11 until 22 we offer a course for Asian Pig professionals, farm managers and hea…

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What is animal genetics?

Just like humans, genes are passed from parents to offspring and impact traits they express. Using animal genetics we are able to carefully evaluate the genetic potential of each animal in our breedi…

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The Alliance to End Surgical Castration of Swine Announces Precision Breeding Successes

Multiple healthy litters of naturally castrated piglets developed through precision breeding.Male piglets are routinely castrated to improve the quality of meat for consumers by eliminating boar tain…

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Rivals Beware: Magnus Conquers the Competition

Given the reputation of the Hypor Magnus for getting results, it’s little wonder that the sire line came out on top in a recent North American wean to finish trial against a rival known as Competitor…

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The evolution of animal breeding in one minute

Ever felt at a loss when asked how animal breeding factors into the food chain? The concept is unfamiliar to many outside the industry, but, in fact, people have been making breeding choices for thou…

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Hypor Magnus: Top Choice for your Bottom Line

Success in life is all about making the hard choices: buy or sell; own or rent; ham or bacon. Fortunately, choosing your next sire line just got easier, thanks to the latest grower-finisher trial res…

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The right combination of a brilliant concept and a robust pig

A passion for animals is of great importance in pig farming – something that is familiar to Edwin Elshof. A passion for animals, in particular pigs, is what inspired him to become a pig farmer and to…

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Avoid the Summertime Drop in Production with Practical Tips

From quality genetics to excellent management, Hypor provides producers with the tools to maintain high production from farrow to finish during summer’s hot spells. With nucleus facilities located in…

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Genes Help Scientists Get Selective

Given that none of us would be here without them, genes are pretty important. As technology continues to advance at lightning speed, scientists are learning more about genes and how to harness their …

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Asian Market Success: Team Up or Miss Out

If you’re looking for an area of the world with limitless potential for pork genetics, look no further than the East and Southeast Asian markets. To thrive in this region, however, companies must for…

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Asian Markets: Where Challenge Meets Opportunity

No one knows more about challenge than pork producers, but some markets are more challenging than others. Fortunately, where there are obstacles, there is also opportunity. In filling 25% of the worl…

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Sick of Disease? Genetics Can Help

If you think a sick child is a handful, how about a 300 kg sow with a fever? From lost production to treatment expenses, pig health problems can be hazardous to your financial health. Fortunately, wh…

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New Nucleus Facility Dares to Dream and Delivers

In building your ideal nucleus barn, is it most important to have the best biosecurity, technology, R&D or nutrition? Those behind the new Bon Accord nucleus facility in Ituna, Saskatchewan could…

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“Safety First” is Bottom Line for Nucleus Farm

As any pork producer knows, keeping safety top of mind is good for the bottom line. That philosophy is shared by the rebuilt Bon Accord nucleus facility in Ituna, Saskatchewan, and it guides what the…

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Working Together Sets Industry Apart

Both in research and in life, the qualities we seek for the perfect partner are much the same: similar values and goals, with knowledge and experience that complement our own. In an industry as compe…

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New Multiplier a Great Addition for Hypor

Working in the livestock sector can be stressful. Will prices stay strong? How will we deal with ever changing consumer demands? These were just some of the questions facing the recently formed Camro…

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Bon Accord in Business as First Pigs Arrive

It’s not a party until the guests show up, so the arrival of the first pigs at our new Bon Accord nucleus facility in Ituna, Saskatchewan is reason to celebrate.

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Better Together: Partnerships are Key to Pig Progress

Like a stroll on the beach or a candlelit dinner, research is better with a partner. Given the time, money and expertise required for genetic progress, teaming up is critical to success in the pork i…

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Genetics Easing Labor Pains for Producers

For many in the business, pork production is a labor of love. Yet a growing number of producers are feeling labor pain as good help becomes hard to find, harder to keep and difficult to pay for. In r…

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Weaning Your Way to Success

In the pork business, quantity without quality is like cake without icing: pointless. Traditionally, sow productivity has been defined as the number of piglets weaned per sow per year. However, the q…

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China a Pork Powerhouse

They may be best known for their economic strength and military might, but China is also flexing its muscles on the world pork market, and the rest of the globe is taking notice. For genetics compani…

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New Nucleus Facility Playing it Safe

With swine diseases like PED and African Swine Fever (ASF) continuing to make headlines, people are seeking a good news story more than ever. If there is a silver lining to the growing threat from su…

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Success is in the Genes for New Hypor Hire

At an age where many young men are still trying to “find themselves”, the newest Hypor geneticist finds himself in a role that’s perfectly suited to his skill set.

New Pork Facility Feeds the Need for Progress

While not every area of pork production is equally important, feeding your animals is right up there. Producers can sometimes skimp on certain aspects, but providing high quality, nutritious feed to …

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Hendrix Genetics Innovations goes beyond genetics

Animal breeding and genetics is at the core of our business and in this field we are closely connected and involved in many new developments. 

Long-Lived Sows Mean Long Term Profit

If you don’t think sow longevity is crucial for the bottom line, imagine your life without it: putting time, money and energy into sows that barely or rarely pay for themselves before you have to sta…

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R & D is Front & Centre at Bon Accord Barn

If you’re not out front in pig genetics, you’re bound to be left behind. Often, progress means being in the right place at the right time. With that in mind, the timing was perfect for the new Bon Ac…

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Unlocking genetic potential

The proper measurement of phenotypic traits is the cornerstone of our animal breeding program. As new traits come into focus, new technology and techniques must be developed. This fundamental step is…

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Artificial Intelligence is the Real Deal

If your genetics company isn’t out front when it comes to artificial intelligence, you’re liable to be left behind. That was the message in a recent talk at the world-renowned Banff Pork Seminar in B…

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Quality + Quantity: a Recipe for Sow Success

In many ways, producing the ultimate sow is like following your favorite recipe: combining the right amount of the right ingredients for the perfect end result. By blending strong mothering ability a…

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High Hopes for Hi-Tech Nucleus Barn

In the highly competitive, low margin pork business, staying at the forefront of technology is vital. That was the impetus for the new Bon Accord nucleus barn in Ituna, Saskatchewan, Canada. The 1200…

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Hypor Magnus Promises More…and Delivers

In an age where everything promises to be new, improved, bigger or better, the Hypor Magnus does more than promise; it delivers. Whether it’s throughput, quality, yield or efficiency, if you’re seeki…

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When Others Step Back, the Magnus Steps Up

Whether you’re talking sports or pork, what sets a champion apart is the ability to meet adversity head-on without missing a beat. If there was a gold medal for sire lines who “thrive in the face of …

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New Hypor Truck

See our new Hypor truck, soon driving in North West Europe.

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Hypor Helps Farmer Breed Healthier Pigs and Profits

The following is a testimonial from Dutch farmer Sjef van Gisbergen. While he attributes much of his success to efficiency and organization, he credits Hypor’s high quality genetics for making it  po…

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Unmatched Adaptability, Unparalleled Results

More than anything else, the ability to adapt is crucial in pork production. Consumer tastes and market demands are always shifting, and producers have to keep up. To do that, they need a sire line t…

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Swine Industry Takes Dead Aim at Sow Mortality

When it comes to key measures like number of litters, total born, and piglets weaned, the swine industry is always seeking ways to get more for less. 

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Shaping our future together

Connecting industry leaders is important. Economy and efficiency have driven the industry for many years and many improvements have been realized. With the arrival of generation Y (also known as Mill…

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New Bon Accord Nucleus Facility: Bigger, Bolder, Better

Given that “fortune favors the bold”, the rebuilt Bon Accord nucleus facility is a bold move that will pay off big-time for the pork industry. This state of the art, 1200 sow farrow-to-finish operati…

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Better Feed Conversion, More Profit for your Wallet

In theory, the secret to boosting your pork profits is simple: spend less and make more. Yet with ever increasing feed costs eating into your bottom line, that’s easier said than done. In fact, it’s …

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First piglets are born!

Successful companies don’t react to change; they drive it. With that in mind, at the beginning of this year Hypor opened the doors on a new state-of-the-art facility in Sichamps, France. The renovati…

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When Quality Counts…Count on the Magnus

When it comes to sire lines, some traits are more important than others. But regardless of where you are and who your customer is, quality will always be number one. For that reason, the Hypor Magnus…

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Avoid the Summertime Drop in Production with Practical Tips from Hypor

From quality genetics to excellent management, Hypor provides producers with the tools to maintain high production from farrow to finish during summer’s hot spells. 

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Hendrix Genetics in a record period of investment in the USA

Hendrix Genetics has always believed that the United States of America is key to both our success and that of our customers. It is for this reason that we continue to invest significantly across our …

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Hypor Building for the Future

With Hypors’ continued growth in the Americas and around the world, we are enlarging our global nucleus population and reinvesting in our production assets.

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Hypor partner S.C. SUINPROD S.A. ROMAN in Romania

On June 8, 2018, Hypor partner S.C. SUINPROD S.A. ROMAN in Romania opened a new state-of-the- art sow farm with 1.500 sows. Participating in the opening on behalf of Hypor were Marius Gherman, Peter …

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Precision farming at SICHAMPS nucleus farm

The last investment step at the SICHAMPS breeding nucleus farm, which houses 400 sows (300 HYPOR Maxter and 100 HYPOR Magnus), will be achieved by the end of this month.

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Leading-Edge Database Lets Hypor Lead the Way

When you’re a company that’s known for doing things better, faster and first, you need a breeding database that keeps you on the cutting edge. That’s why Hypor’s new system uses the latest technology…

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Hypor Magnus Cuts Costs, Not Quality

If someone tells you there’s no such thing as “getting more for less”, tell them about the Hypor Magnus. Thanks to maximized throughput and strong growth, this line gives you more daily gain and more…

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New Hypor Hire Brings Wealth of Experience

As a company renowned for its experience and expertise, Hypor is adding a pork industry veteran to its sales force. 

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Hendrix Genetics joins alliance to end surgical castrations of swine

Hendrix Genetics has joined a research alliance to develop pioneering genetic technology. Through the use of precision breeding, this group hopes to end the surgical castrations of male piglets.The a…

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Smart Traceability Project Keeps Hypor Clients on Cutting Edge

Doing things better and faster is nothing new for Hypor. But a current project combining ultra high frequency ear tags and a cutting edge app to boost the quality and quantity of data collected on fa…

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Hypor Magnus: Maximized Throughput for Minimal Cost

Excellence in pork production is all about raising the bar, whether it’s heavier weights, higher production or hardier pigs, and that’s what the Hypor Magnus is all about. With its commitment to maxi…

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Strengthening the industries health goals with better biosecurity

Since 2016 a Hendrix Genetics core team has worked on improving biosecurity around the globe. How can we face disease challenges in poultry and swine? Normally we talk about progressing genetic resis…

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Artificial intelligence project opens new possibilities in swine

The swine AI (Artificial Intelligence) project that Hendrix Genetics and its partner BrainCreators are working on, is using AI to predict individual slaughterhouse traits for swine before they are pr…

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Can Your Boar Ensure Quality? Hypor Kanto Can

These days, quality can be hard to find, unless you know where to look. And if you’re seeking a boar that offers exceptional meat quality, look no further than the Hypor Kanto. As Hypor’s premium ter…

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Hypor Libra*: Greater Gains with Less Labor

The expression “time is money” is especially true for pork producers, because time and money are the two things that are always in short supply; or at least, they used to be. Thanks to the new Hypor …

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Hypor Magnus Earns Top Marks in Hickory Ridge Trial

Best pork; lowest cost. In any recipe for Total System Profitability, those are key ingredients. That may explain why the Hypor Magnus stole the show in a recent terminal sire trial at Hickory Ridge …

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Hypor Expands U.S. Presence with New Hire

Hypor continues to grow throughout the U.S., and the latest addition to their sales team will help accomplish that. “We’re pleased to be bringing Ethan Parsley on board as an account manager,” says G…

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Hypor Libra* Raises Interest, Lowers Feed Costs

As the world’s most “prolificient” sow - the sum of prolific and efficient – the Libra* balances traits in feed conversion and mothering ability to lower the feed cost per pig. “Producing more pork w…

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How Does Hypor Spell Carcass Quality? S-T-A-R

If a genetic line makes you choose between quality and quantity, the choice is clear: Choose another line. But not just any line. The Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra Star) gives you both in merging th…

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New Hypor Managing Director Brings Wealth of Experience

If it’s true that experience is the best teacher, the new Managing Director of Hendrix Genetics’ Business Unit Swine (Hypor) goes to the head of the class. Following the appointment that Raf Beeren b…

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Hypor’s New Facility Opens Doors to the Future

Successful companies don’t react to change; they drive it. With that in mind, Hypor recently opened the doors on a new state-of-the-art facility in Sichamps, France. In the process, they offered a wi…

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Hendrix Genetics’ swine are winning over Central and South America

Hendrix Genetics, through its swine brand Hypor is experiencing tremendous growth in Latin America. Various factors, which range from a great product that offers true value for money, to hands on cus…

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Hypor Exports Excellence in Partnership with Nugeporc

When you’re the best at what you do, how can you improve on that? One way is to do it in more places for more clients, and that’s exactly what Hypor is doing by partnering with Nugeporc in the Domini…

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Hypor’s Sow Management Tips: Total Preparation for Top Performance

Supplying top genetics for pork production at the least cost to ensure client success is at the core of Hypor’s business. Success with sow breeding begins with proper preparation for the next round. …

Star Performance: Hypor Libra* Delivers Uniform Litters & More

If you could order the perfect sow, what would you ask for? A. More uniform litters, B. More full value pigs, C. Greater weaning capacity or D. All of the above

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Hendrix Genetics moves into shrimp breeding

Hendrix Genetics partners with Integrated Aquaculture International LLC (iAqua) to accelerate the Kona Bay shrimp breeding program based in Hawaii and Malaysia.

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New Hypor website is live!

Our new website has been designed to help you navigate easier. One of the biggest advantages is that the website is mobile friendly so it adapts to the size of your mobile or tablet. You can now find…

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Hypor Libra* Shines Brightly

How do you improve on the world’s most balanced sow? The short answer is simple: Reach for the Star. By crossing the Hypor Large White with the new Hypor Landrace Triple+, the company geneticists hav…

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Hypor Partners with Biotronics to Improve Accuracy and Safety in Ultrasound Scanning

Hypor has signed a cooperation agreement with ultrasound technology company, Biotronics, in the research testing of the new BioQStation to improve the speed and animal safety of ultrasound scanning.

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Animal Welfare Key to Sustainability

Hendrix Genetics believes that setting the highest possible animal welfare standards at the beginning of the chain is vitally important to contribute to a sustainable future. Today, one third of Hend…

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Hypor Increases Genetic Progress with New Testing Station in Sichamps, France

Hypor is investing in a new facility in Sichamps, France with 72 Nedap Pig Performance testing (PPT) stations to track the daily growth and feed intake of the Hypor Maxter and Magnus boar.

Avoid the Summertime Drop in Production with Practical Tips from Hypor

From quality genetics to excellent management, Hypor provides producers with the tools to maintain high production from farrow to finish during summer’s hot spells. With nucleus facilities located in…

Total System Profitability with Hypor’s Genetics for Hutterite Colonies

Five farrow-to-finish Hutterite colonies are weaning nearly 30 piglets per sow each year using the Hypor Libra* sow and Hypor Magnus boar. “We had to cut back on the number of sows because they were …

New Hypor Libra* Sow Reduces Feed Costs From Farrow to Finish

The new Hypor Libra* sow meets today’s demands to produce more pork with less feed by reducing the amount of feed it takes to raise a pig from farrow to finish. The Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra sta…

Ontario Pork Producer Increases Number Weaned with Hypor Libra*

After repopulating a year ago and purchasing Hypor replacement gilts from Genex Ontario, pork producer Gary Terpstra has significantly increased overall production.

First Shipment of Hypor Genetic Stock Imported to Distributor San Martin de Porres in Peru

Hypor recently exported 270 purebred pigs to distributor Huerta San Martin de Porres in Peru as part of Hypor’s expansion in Latin America.

New Hypor Libra* Sow Reduces Labor Costs, Increases Profitability

The new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star) sow balances traits in piglet quality, mothering ability and sow longevity to increase the number of pigs that employees can manage and lower the labor co…

Farrow-to-Finish Farm Re-Populates Using 100 Percent Hypor Genetics

Hypor is working with a farrow-to-finish farm in South Central Iowa to repopulate using 100 percent Hypor genetics.  Morris Yoder, the owner of Soggy Bottom Farm in Weldon, Iowa, selected to use Hypo…

Litter Uniformity Necessary to Achieving 30+ Pigs

Hypor geneticists have spent nearly a decade to develop the Hypor Libra*, a sow that is capable of producing more than 30 piglets a year that reach 14 pounds (6.3 kilograms) in three weeks without cr…

Hypor Magnus Boar Scores High on Maple Leaf Foods’ Monthly Index Rankings

Pork producers that use the Hypor Magnus Duroc on their operations held 58 of the top 120 rankings on the Hams Marketing index for pigs shipped to Maple Leaf Foods in Brandon, Canada, during 2016. 

15 piglets Born Alive with Hypor’s Genetics at Schweinehaltung Düben, Germany

With an average of 15 piglets born alive, 2017 is shaping up to be a good year for Hypor’s partner Leon van Dijck, the owner of Schweinehaltung Düben GmbH & C. A Nucleus farm in Düben, Germany wh…

Hypor Partners with Nugeporc to Supply Genetics to Producers in the Dominican Republic

Hypor is pleased to announce that it is partnering with Nugeporc to supply quality genetics to pork producers in the Dominican Republic as well as for the rest of the Greater and Lesser Antilles.

Launch of New Hypor Libra* at Successful Hypor Japan Seminar

More than 300 pork producers and industry professionals attended the Hypor Japan seminar in Tokyo and Kagoshima on February 7 and 9. These seminars are part of the launch of the new Hypor sow: the Hy…

Hypor Customers Honored at Le Porc Show for Improving the Industry

Congratulations to Hypor customers, Ferme Équiporc Inc., and Shur-Gain for receiving the Prix de reconnaissance de la filière porcine at Le Porc Show in Québec, Canada in December 2016.