TOPIGS Imports Top Genetics into China

by 5m Editor
28 November 2011, at 10:28am

CHINA - TOPIGS has successfully imported 1003 top breeding pigs to China. These animals originate from TOPIGS nucleus farms in Canada. The great grandparent pigs are the top of the TOPIGS breeding pyramid and have the highest SPF health status.

TOPIGS Genetics

The imported pigs will be used to build up extra TOPIGS breeding capacity in China for the production of breeding pigs and they and their off spring will be distributed to clients around the country. In this way it is possible to comply to the growing demand of TOPIGS genetics in China were the robust and high productive genetics of TOPIGS are demanded more and more.

The imported breeding stock will be housed at the facilities of TOPIGS Huanshan. This is a joint venture company of TOPIGS and Huanshan Group. The farm of TOPIGS Huanshan is a modern farm with well equipped facilities. "This is an important step for pig breeding in China," says Jeffen Chen, manager of TOPIGS China. "With the imported breeding stock it is possible to provide fast growing professional pig industry with top shelf genetics, making it possible to produce at high level."

Huanshan is a corporation with permanent assets close to 10 million RMB, having 1800 staffs, a modern agricultural enterprise which has integrated businesses including feed production, husbandry and pigs slaughtering.

With a production of 1,100,000 crossbred gilts and 7 million doses of semen per year Dutch based TOPIGS is one of the biggest genetics suppliers in the world. In several countries, TOPIGS is either the market leader or one of the major suppliers. TOPIGS stands for progress in pigs. This means research, innovation and genetic improvement are the cornerstones of our company. By continuously improving our products, we enable our clients to achieve maximum results.