TOPIGS partnership in Chinese nucleus farm
Thanks to a new partnership between TOPIGS and Yurun
Food Group, a nucleus farm will be set up in China to supply TOPIGS genetics to
an integrated pig production chain producing 3 million slaughter pigs per year.
In a press release today, TOPIGS announced that the aim of the partnership is
to improve the efficiency of pig production and the quality of the pigs.
A 1,000 sow-level nucleus farm will be established and populated with
superior genetics from TOPIGS that will be imported into China from high-health
nucleus farms of TOPIGS in North America and Europe. The new nucleus farm will
be located in Donghai county, Jiangsu province in the central part of Eastern
In addition to the production of TOPIGS genetics, the nucleus farm will be
used as a high level education and training centre for key managers and
technicians who will be responsible for Yurun's pig production chain and its
Yurun Group is a leading Chinese food
industry company, with more than 60 subsidiaries throughout China. It has four
brands, namely Yurun, Wangrun, Furun and Dazongroulian Yurun Group exports
products to Russia, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia and other regions in China, and is
headquartered in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, China.
TOPIGS is a world leader in pig genetics and
with its subsidiaries, agents and distributors is active in more than 30
countries with. TOPIGS stands for superior genetics, knowledge, and reproduction
technology in the field of pig genetics and artificial insemination. TOPIGS is
headquartered in Vught, the Netherlands.
â€¢ Yurun Group
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