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.
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