Health is of the highest priority for TOPIGS. The unmatched health status of the TOPIGS production units permits genetics to be distributed with minimal risk both within the country and internationally. Several TOPIGS nucleus farms around the world conform with the highest Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) standards. This allows for the exchange of genetics between TOPIGS herds worldwide ensuring continued genetic improvement for the customer.
Advantages of high health:
- Introduction of superior genetics in production systems can be done without the risk of contamination
- healthy rearing leads to optimal performance of breeding animals
- SPF production improves efficiency of feed conversion up to 15%
- high health fits the consumer requirements for meat produced in an integrated quality controlled system