Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hermitage Genetics establish a Genetic Nucleus Production Centre with their partner ZAO Shuvalovo in Russia

The new Hermitage Genetics Russian production centre in the Vologda region –‘Sloboda Nucleus Farm’ took delivery of the first batch of High Health status breeding stock from Ireland on the 31st October 2013. This new enterprise ‘Sloboda Farm’ is situated outside the city of Vologda, view more

Top Maternal Line Purebred Sows in Hermitage Genetics Breeding Pyramid

A recent analysis of Hermitage Genetics PigBLUP Exchange database demonstrated the exceptional reproductive performance being achieved using Hermitage purebred maternal lines. The top 100 purebred Landrace females are averaging 17.01 born alive and the top 100 purebred Large White females are averaging 17.44 born alive. view more