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02 October 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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 Hendrix...
14 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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....
12 September 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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....
31 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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....
21 August 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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...
Pig Industry News from United States 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....
08 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada 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....
01 August 2017
Pig Industry News from Peru 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. The great-grandparent (GGP) Landrace and Large White sows...
19 July 2017
Pig Industry News from United States New Hypor Libra* meets the growing global demand for carcass quality
Hypor has combined the top genetics from Canada, France and Spain to improve the carcass quality of the new Hypor Libra* (pronounced Libra star), the world’s most ‘prolificient’ sow: the sum of prolific...
Pig Industry News from Canada 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....
18 July 2017
Pig Industry News from Canada Hypor Magnus Boar scores high on Maple Leaf Foods’ monthly index ranking
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....
27 June 2017
Pig Industry News from European Union 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 costs...
Pig Industry News from European Union Hypor sows have highest colostrum production
Recent studies show that Hypor sows have the capability to produce large litters and achieve a higher weaning capacity due to the amount of colostrum that they produce. In studies by Ghent University,...
25 October 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Hutterite Colony Sees Drastic Improvement in Production After Switching to Hypor Sows
US - The Millerdale Hutterite colony in South Dakota has made significant improvements in production on their 1,900-head hog operation after switching to the Hypor sow in 2015....
12 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global Hypor Kanto Boars Shipped to Spain, Japan to Meet Strong Demand for Premium Pork
GLOBAL - Hypor Kanto pigs have been shipped to both Spain and Japan to meet the demand for a Duroc boar that is capable of producing premium pork for both the fresh meat and the processed meat markets....
07 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Global National Panel Ranks Hypor Maxter Pork First for Flavour and Quality
GLOBAL - A new pork product line launched in October 2015, that is produced nearly exclusively by the Hypor Maxter sire and sow lines has ranked first in a national consumer trial that compares hams for...
05 October 2016
Pig Industry News from Belgium Hypor and Hyvar Cooperate to Better Serve Belgium Pork Producers
BELGIUM - In a move forward that will increase genetic progress in Belgium, Hyvar Select is transitioning Hypor’s parent stock business back to Hypor....
28 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Hypor Magnus Scores Higher than Leading US Boar in Feed Efficiency and Meat Quality
US - Recent research at the University of Missouri shows that the Hypor Magnus Duroc boar is more feed efficient than the current leading boar in the US....
22 September 2016
Pig Industry News from Germany Hypor Maxter Outperforms Top Boars in Feed Gain and Carcass Quality According to Recent Field Trial
GERMANY - Hypor Maxter, the fastest growing Piétrain globally, is now also outperforming top boars in carcass quality according to a recent trial at LWK Niedersachsen, Germany....
14 September 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Hypor Boars Score a Cut Above the Competition for Meat Quality
US - Both of Hypor’s Duroc boars made the final cut at MoonRidge Foods (MRF), based on their exceptional meat quality. MRF recently invested $52 million into a new, niche pork processing plant in Pleasant...
09 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Brazil Hypor Helps Facilitate Brazil's Swine Imports
BRAZIL - Hypor is partnering with the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply (MAPA) and a select number of global swine genetics companies to help renovate and expand Brazil’s exclusive...
03 August 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Hypor Magnus Finishers Consistently Rank in Top 10 On Maple Leaf Foods’ Carcass Quality Index
CANADA - Five out of the top ten indexing producers supplying hogs to Maple Leaf Foods, in Brandon Manitoba, Canada, use Hypor Magnus Duroc semen, according to Hams Marketing Services’ Top 10 List for...
19 May 2016
Pig Industry News from United States New Partnership with Tempel Genetics to Expand Hypor's US Breeding Programme
US - Hypor has entered into an agreement with Tempel Genetics to execute and expand Hypor genetics in the US market....
27 April 2016
Pig Industry News from Canada Hypor Invests in New Technology for Canadian and US Swine
CANADA - Hypor is growing the number of pigs it tests by 25 percent with the addition of several Pig Performance feeding stations at its nucleus facility in Abernethy, Saskatchewan....
19 April 2016
Pig Industry News from United States Hypor Names Graydon Bell as General Manager for USA
US - Former Hypor Sales and Marketing Manager and industry expert, Graydon Bell, will return to the Hypor team as General Manager, USA...
17 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands What to Expect on Innovation
THE NETHERLANDS - Hypor explains the importance of Innovation in its balanced approach to pig genetics....
08 April 2015
Pig Industry News from Global Hypor GGP Breeders Sent to Taiwan, Philippines, Sri Lanka
ASIA - Hypor has recently sent three groups of breeding pigs to Asia - to the Philippines, Sri Lanka and Taiwan....
07 April 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Feeding Trial Outcome with Hypor Magnus
US - The versatility of Hypor's Magnus was confirmed in a recent feeding trial, the company reports....
04 March 2015
Pig Industry News from Netherlands Hypor’s Boar Value Report Delivers You the Advantage You Need
THE NETHERLANDS - This Boar Value Report from Hypor is one of the steps taken to ensure MAX’ing Capacity so you can Expect More....
20 February 2015
Pig Industry News from United States Sharing Information Helps Hypor Serve Its Customers Better
US - Success can best be achieved by building effective two-way relationships, says Hypor. Sharing information allows greater insight and accelerates the progress of science, technology and development....
 
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