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Breeding Excellence is in our Genes
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Breeding Excellence is in our Genes
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Breeding Excellence is in our Genes
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Breeding Excellence is in our Genes
Hermitage Pedigree Pigs Ltd., has been dedicated to specifically breeding high performance, high health pig genetics for our customers herds since 1958. Operating from our base in Kilkenn . . . read more

Latest News

02/12/2015

Sire Line Evaluation

Sire Line Evaluation (R& D Project 3) Hermitage has established a 120 sow hybrid herd on its nucleus unit for its sireline progeny evaluation. Hermitage understands that continuous sire line evaluation is critical to . . .

02/12/2015

Selecting to Meet Traits of Future Economic Importance

All Hermitage Terminal line females that are selected for breeding in the nucleus herd have an individual FCR below 2.40 which is generated during the feeding period from 58kg to 110kg bodyweight. Their progeny when mated with boars of FCR below 2.10 . . .

02/12/2015

Continuous Improvement in Hermitage Maternal Line Programmes

Update on Hermitage R&D Programmes: Hermitage's Research and Development programme for the next two years commenced in January 2015 under the supervision of Dr Patrick Varley and the Hermitage team. The programme wil . . .

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