TOPIGS Philippines & QJJ Group Build Top Genetics Base

by 5m Editor
23 May 2012, at 7:51am

PHILIPPINES - TOPIGS Philippines chartered 1164 GGP and GP pig breeders for QJJ Farm located in the main pig producing province of Luzon. The animals are currently under strict quarantine and adaptation procedures in the newly constructed modern facility of QJJ Farm.

Dr Bryan M. Retales (General Manager of TOPIGS Philippines) and Ms Alice L. Guo (Head of Farm Operations of QJJ Group) during the unloading of the animals.

Full charter of 1164 animals with Cathay Pacific Cargo Boeing 747 from North America that arrived at Diosdado Macapagal International Airport (Clark Airport), Angeles City, Pampanga, Philippines

QJJ Group and TOPIGS Philippines bannering the arrival of the imported top breeding animals

The state-of-the-art pig farm equipped with the latest climate control and ventilation systems is capable of housing the 2,000 sow level operation.

The imported nucleus herd will be linked to TOPIGS’ Pigbase, the world’s largest database for breeding pigs. TOPIG’s Pigbase presently accomodates data from over 23 million pigs worldwide.

“This joint undertaking is the manifestation of TOPIGS commitment to provide innovative genetics that will meet farmers’ need for an efficient animals’ and consumers’ demand for quality meat. It also affirms our partnership with the QJJ Group as our Exclusive Franchise Partner in Luzon for boars and gilts production. Together, we will assure sustainable genetics contribution to support the local pig industry.“ explains Dr Bryan M. Retales, General Manager of TOPIGS Philippines.

QJJ Group is headed by its CEO, Guo Jian Zhong. The farm operation of the group and their future expansion plans for both commercial and breeding swine expansion in the coming years will be headed by its dynamic and decisive General Manager, Alice Guo. She is passionately involved in their fast growing pig business and is determined to align part of the QJJ Groups’ resources to sustain the ongoing developments in their pig farm and become a major player in performance and large scale commercial and breeding swine production in the Philippines.