Health Status

High-performance breeding pigs with the highest health status

Danish Pig Genetics P/S offers the only breeding program completely free from PRRS

Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome affects your economical results in sow production and slaughterpig production. 

It is a disease generally transmitted between animals, but even though the risk of transmission through semen is lower, we never risk it. 

This is why our partners work really hard on maintaining PRRS free farms, regarding both the animals you purchase from us, and the boars we select and send to our AI Station partners.

Danish Genetics

100% PRRS-Negative

Boar from Orne Morsstation

We take good care of our animals

As far as we are concerned, pig farms have always been run by animal-lovers, dedicated to the well-being of the animals. Pigs have their individual needs, and farmers must take good care of their physical and mental health. 

This is why we make sure that our pigs have enough space, that they have toys to play with, that they are not stressed and that they thrive growing up with other pigs the same age.  

We work with professional veterinarian companies, to provide the safest environment for our animals; we continuously conduct tests and we vaccinate to ensure they are in top-form before being delivered to our customers. 

In addition, we follow-up on the pigs’ diet, as it changes when they grow. So, we work with the best feeding experts who recommend the right feed in the right quantities.


THE DANISH System - SPF Status

Danish farms follow strict rules

Danish Pig Genetics P/S’ high health status is backed up by experts, as there are sets of rules regarding health inspections, transport and infections. 

Breeders guarantees the best from our suppliers in terms of production potential, but also in terms of healthy breeding animals and semen from healthy boars. 

In Denmark, SPF-Sund (part of Danish Agriculture and Food Council) controls and develops the SPF-System, and declares the health status in all pig herds. 

SPF-Sund, pig producers, veterinarians and pig-transporters agree to follow SPF-Health rules and SPF-Transport rules. 

All our suppliers have the highest health status: Red SPF – and in standard situation, they are subject to regular testing for: 

Mycoplasma hyopneumonia, Actinobacillus pleuropneumonia, Atrophic rhinitis, Swine dysentery, PRRS, Mange and Lice. 

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