Purebred Landrace

Purebred Landrace

Purebred Landrace
Mate Select BLUP | Embryo Transfer | Rapid Genetic Progress | Fresh and Frozen Semen

Hermitage Maternal Landrace Lines have been developed since 1958, representing over 50 years intensive selection and testing for reproductive performance traits. The underlying Hermitage Maternal Line Breeding Programmes and BLUP selection indices have been specifically formulated to ensure our Landrace lines are produced with the genetic potential to maximize the number of pigs born and reared in a commercial environment.

Hermitage maintain approximately 8,000 GGP/GP Landrace sows across our nucleus farms worldwide. By selecting the highest indexing GGP females in the population and using Hermitage Mate Select BLUP programmes we continue to rapidly increase our genetic progress for litter size and using technologies such as Embryo Transfer, we can disseminate this progress to both our customer and nucleus herds worldwide.

All Hermitage purebreds are registered with the Irish Pedigree Pig Breeders Association and their sires identified in Hermitage's Molecular Genetic Database.

• GGP and GP Lines.
• Hyperprolific.
• Optimum Growth and High Appetite.
• Excellent Conformation.
• Strong Legs and Bone.
• Back-fat Monitored.
• Proven Longevity.
• Halothane Negative.
• Excellent Temperament.

Average number born alive
Average number born alive for all litters of all dams of Maternal Line Landrace AI boars standing at Hermitage Studs.

Purebred Landrace

AI Boar Classification
Hermitage Maternal Line AI Boar Classification

Purebred Landrace

Important Notes and Links

• Semen available from Top Performing Hermitage Terminal Line boars to support your farm specific breeding programmes.

• Fresh and Frozen semen supplied from Hermitage High Health, ISO9001 Approved AI centres.

For more information please Click here to download the Hermitage Genetics Brochure