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PigInternational
VOLUME 42, NUMBER 2

FEATURES

❰❰ 10 Pig breeding genetic research advances
The cornerstone of any pig breeding program
is quality phenotypic measurements.

12 Choosing the right pig breeding stock
Balanced selection and a pig's total genetic merit
should be considered before purchasing.

pig farmers face
productivity challenges
14 Vietnam's

Increased pork demand is forcing the Vietnam pig sector to expand

pig finishing facility upgraded
with U.S. equipment
16 UK

JSR Genetics looks across the Atlantic to expand
business and meet growing demand for pig breeding stock

Pioneering spirit still driving
after 50 years
20 PIC

International pig breeding company celebrates golden
anniversary and promises further swine genetics advances.

innovation to
formulate profitable pig diets
24 Using

In a world of price volatility, it will take creativity and
a fresh pair of eyes to be successful in pig production.

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