Archive for May 2013

Cyprus: Progressive pig business increases commitment to RA-SE

The economic difficulties being experienced in Cyprus has not deterred investment in top quality pig genetics.  D&F Afxentiou Bros, one of the island’s leading pig production enterprises, has recently invested in a consignment of pure line GGP animals and also signed a genetic service agreement to join Rattlerow Seghers’ (RA-SE) GENmatch® breeding programme. “It was…

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Night shifts and nurturing

Night shifts and nurturing adds three pigs and more to sow productivity Round the clock care, precise fostering plus a comfortable, safe supplementary rearing system might sound more akin to a special care baby unit, but this is how Robin Brice and son James manage the farrowing system on their 720-sow breeding and finishing unit.…

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