AI: GENmatch:CLOSED GGP BREEDING PROGRAMME

REQUIREMENTS AND IMPLEMENTATION

  • Initial purchase of GGP/GP gilts direct from Nucleus into isolation to total 12% of the herd.
  • Forwarding of herd information to calculate best GGP/GP herd sows using BLUP
  • Pure and cross mating of superior purebred sows with top GGP Dam line AI boars
  • Identify female progeny with tag or tattoo before fostering.
  • Separate and follow through progeny to select replacements at 90 kilos.
  • Interest and understanding of genetics and selection.

ADVANTAGES

  • No biosecurity risk through stock introduction.
  • Improved heard health stability.
  • No ongoing isolation required.
  • Genetically close to the nucleus.
  • Added interest in units’ genetic progress.

RATTLEROW FARMS LTD
REGD. OFFICE: HILL HOUSE FARM: STRADBROKE: EYE: SUFFOLK IP21 5NB: UK

TEL: +44 (0) 1379 384304      FAX: +44 (0) 1379 388272      E-mail: rattlerow@rattlerow.co.uk