The current setup of genomics makes use of accurate relations between animals and will increase genetic gain across all traits by 30% or more. Read More
Building a new atlas for pig breeding
With the advancement of large-scale computed tomography (CT) in the Topigs Norsvin breeding system, there has been a huge increase in genetic progress in body composition and lameness detection. Read More
Better AI to benefit more from top genetics
AIM Worldwide, Topigs Norsvins’ AI department, is continuously developing new and innovative ways of realising better AI. The next challenge is to produce more semen per boar. Read More
Large-scale genotyping by Topigs Norsvin
Topigs Norsvin is currently genotyping around 40,000 animals with 60,000 genetic markers each. This large-scale genotyping is done to gain a better understanding of pig traits. Read More
Topigs Norsvins’ innovations for better meat quality
The success of selecting Topigs Norsvin breeds for meat quality traits lies in high-quality rapid analyses combined with the possibility to select directly for traits like intramuscular fat and drip loss. Read More
The world’s most innovative swine genetics company
Topigs Norsvin is renowned for its innovative approach to implementing new technologies and a continuous focus on cost-efficient pig production. Research, innovation and dissemination of genetic improvement will be the cornerstones of the company. Continuous and strong product improvement will enable clients to achieve significant added value in their production.
The breeding programme of Topigs Norsvin is unique. The combination of high-throughput phenotyping, large-scale computer tomography of boars, global nucleus breeding, massive gathering of production data and genomic selection will accelerate genetic progress leading to innovative products and solutions that benefit the whole chain of pork production.
Topigs Norsvin is more than the best swine genetics meeting the needs of pork production and marketing. We stand also for the best knowledge and support. Our specialists advise and help producers so they can get the most out of our genetics.