Damline AI

L - Line

For the last 20 years, the L-Line has been bred as a dam line. Even so, in addition to the breed’s maternal ability, the L-Line is unique in its contribution of productivity, efficiency and carcass quality to the Slaughter progeny. The L-Line is a pure Landrace line and has never been influenced by other genetics. Due to this strong genetic profile, the L-Line has proven increased profit when introduced to new systems.

Key product advantages:
  • 2.5% reduction in pre-weaning mortality over 5 years in combination with a 0.75 increase in litter size in the last four years
  • Longer lasting sows that come into heat more regularly
  • 2.5% increase in vitality over the past 5 years, meaning that piglets become more robust
  • Almost 90 g/d increase in daily gain and 0.16 improvement in feed conversion over five year
  • 10-20% profitability improvement on the slaughter pig
  • Multiple nucleus sites for maximum bio security and health protection
  • Bred to combine terminal efficiency and productivity with litter size

Z - Line

Z Line is a purebred sow line originating from Large White. It is known for a strong fertility performance and robustness. In combination with unrelated lines, 8% increase in fertility performance can be expected due to heterosis effect. Z Line shows high level pure line performance for finishing and carcass traits, and the weighting of these traits have been further emphasized in the breeding goal.

Key product advantages:
  • High fertility with low mortalities due to excellent mothering abilities
  • Very robust sow that is easy to manage
  • Produces lean and efficient progeny
  • Longer lasting sows that come into heat more regularly
  • 1.7% increase in vitality over the past 5 years, meaning that piglets get more robust
  • Strong and constant improvements in daily gain (+50 g/d) and feed conversion (-0.15g/g
  • Around 1mm backfat reduction and 2mm loin depth since 2012

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