The latest in a long line of proven performers, the PIC 337 is an AI boar focused on greater profitability through increased lean growth rate. The 337 is selected from a nucleus programme taking pigs to 125kgs, making it ideal in the UK where a heavy lean carcass is now in demand.
This focus on growth makes the PIC 337 ideal for:
PIC strives to deliver a continually improving line of sireline products to meet the needs of the developing UK market. PIC’s product development programme incorporates a global genetic base, utilising traditional selection and molecular biology to deliver exceptional genetic improvement for the producer.
PIC’s Global Genetic Program is linked through exchange of frozen AI to ensure that the best sires, most suited to UK market economics, are available to produce the next generation of terminal sires as rapidly as possible.
PIC’s sirelines are selected from a programme with selection for lifetime daily gain, feed intake, feed efficiency, low backfat and high loin muscle depth. Pigs are taken to an average of 125kgs off-test ensuring boars are tested to at least market weight. This, when combined with progeny and relatives’ performance data, gives increased accuracy to breeding values and high confidence in excellent results being realised commercially.
Additional findings from PIC UK commercial trials
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