Hypor Lines Lead to Show Success

CANADA - Hypor Genetics had great success at the 4th annual Olymel Performance Awards held at the Alberta Pork Congress Banquet & Trade Show March 15th in Red Deer Alberta.
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Partners in Pork’s Janhol Farms Ltd. took first place in the 60/69 Lean category with Hypor genetics on both the dam and sire line. Both runner ups in the category also carried Hypor genes. Fully half of the eighteen winners and runner ups in the six categories were from farms that use Hypor Genetics.

Now in its fourth year, the Olymel Performance Awards highlight the top producers in six categories: Core Weight, High Index, High Health, Core Lean, Food Safety, and Grand Champion. Contenders must ship a minimum of 2500 hogs in the qualifying year to the Olymel plant in Red Deer. Olymel awards points in each category for every load producers ship. The producer who scores the highest in all of the categories based on the weighted point system is named Grand Champion, and awarded $1000.

The winners and runner ups this year are: Grand Champion:
Athabasca Colony
Bentley Colony
Wintering Hills Colony (Hypor)

60/69 Core Lean Award:
Partners in Pork - Janhol Farms Ltd. (Hypor)
New Rock Port Colony (Hypor)
Bosmalta (Hypor)

High Health Award:
Bentley Colony
Wintering Hills Colony (Hypor)
Big Bend Colony (Hypor)

Food Safety Award:
Athabasca Colony
Parkland Hog Farms
Hillview Colony

Core Weight Award:
Miami Colony
Van Wijk
Partners in Pork - Country Line Farms (Hypor)

High Index Award:
Wim and Lynda Van Wijk
Partners in Pork - Baas Barn (Hypor)
Partners in Pork - Country Line (Hypor) Winner of the 60/69 Core Lean Award, Janhol Farms Ltd, raises pigs supplied by the Partners in Pork group. Partners in Pork stocked their first farrowing facility with the Hypor commercial sow in 1994 and have continued to expand their operation with the Hypor lines. The Hypor Duroc and Rock-Y sires on the Hypor parent stock female are favoured combinations for this system and have made a significant contribution to their current achievements.
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