Our boars

We have the most extensive range of genetic lines in the market to guarantee you fast growing, prolific, consistent and cost-effective pigs.

 

Sire lines

Our entire range of Piétrain offers efficient and lean animals:

• L’Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir :highest profitability

• Le Piétrain AXIOM : original

• Le Piétrain NN AXIOM : negative halothane gene

Duroc AXIOM

Choosing Duroc AXIOM means you are guaranteed:

  • High growth rate for greater throughput
  • Excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

  • The average daily gain is the major factor in our Duroc selection.
  • AXIOM measures fifty percent of the candidates for selection at 110kg on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Label 48

Choosing the Label 48 means you are guaranteed:

• Robust piglets at birth for weaning large numbers of piglets easily

• Finishing pigs with excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

• The choice of a cross-bred boar with 50% Duroc AXIOM genes

• 50% of the candidates for selection at 110kg are measured on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Piétrain NN AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain NN means you are guaranteed:

  • low production cost
  • strong piglets at birth
  • Very muscular offspring

 

How do we do it?

  • AXIOM controls 11,000 boars per year on the feed conversion rate
  • The top 5% of boars have a feed conversion rate of 1.85
  • selecting based on the rate of lean gain for more than 30 years

Piétrain AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain means you are guaranteed:

• low production cost

most muscular in the market

How do we do it?

• integration of new selection criteria, exclusive to AXIOM: GMQcmj

Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir

Choosing Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir in AIC means you are guaranteed:

• one of the lowest feed conversion ratio

• high growth rate

• the most cost-effective on the market

How do we do it?

• These boars are the result of a combination of the best Piétrain

• Selective breeding based on important genetic values on CI and growth

Crossed boars

– Stargen : growth and strength

– The Label 48 :  strength and quality of meat

Duroc AXIOM

Choosing Duroc AXIOM means you are guaranteed:

  • High growth rate for greater throughput
  • Excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

  • The average daily gain is the major factor in our Duroc selection.
  • AXIOM measures fifty percent of the candidates for selection at 110kg on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Label 48

Choosing the Label 48 means you are guaranteed:

• Robust piglets at birth for weaning large numbers of piglets easily

• Finishing pigs with excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

• The choice of a cross-bred boar with 50% Duroc AXIOM genes

• 50% of the candidates for selection at 110kg are measured on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Piétrain NN AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain NN means you are guaranteed:

  • low production cost
  • strong piglets at birth
  • Very muscular offspring

 

How do we do it?

  • AXIOM controls 11,000 boars per year on the feed conversion rate
  • The top 5% of boars have a feed conversion rate of 1.85
  • selecting based on the rate of lean gain for more than 30 years

Piétrain AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain means you are guaranteed:

• low production cost

most muscular in the market

How do we do it?

• integration of new selection criteria, exclusive to AXIOM: GMQcmj

Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir

Choosing Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir in AIC means you are guaranteed:

• one of the lowest feed conversion ratio

• high growth rate

• the most cost-effective on the market

How do we do it?

• These boars are the result of a combination of the best Piétrain

• Selective breeding based on important genetic values on CI and growth

Our Duroc AXIOM

Comabine growth and meat quality

Duroc AXIOM

Choosing Duroc AXIOM means you are guaranteed:

  • High growth rate for greater throughput
  • Excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

  • The average daily gain is the major factor in our Duroc selection.
  • AXIOM measures fifty percent of the candidates for selection at 110kg on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Label 48

Choosing the Label 48 means you are guaranteed:

• Robust piglets at birth for weaning large numbers of piglets easily

• Finishing pigs with excellent meat quality

How do we do it?

• The choice of a cross-bred boar with 50% Duroc AXIOM genes

• 50% of the candidates for selection at 110kg are measured on intra muscular fat (ultrasound)

Piétrain NN AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain NN means you are guaranteed:

  • low production cost
  • strong piglets at birth
  • Very muscular offspring

 

How do we do it?

  • AXIOM controls 11,000 boars per year on the feed conversion rate
  • The top 5% of boars have a feed conversion rate of 1.85
  • selecting based on the rate of lean gain for more than 30 years

Piétrain AXIOM

Choosing AXIOM Piétrain means you are guaranteed:

• low production cost

most muscular in the market

How do we do it?

• integration of new selection criteria, exclusive to AXIOM: GMQcmj

Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir

Choosing Ultra Perf / Piétrain Saphir in AIC means you are guaranteed:

• one of the lowest feed conversion ratio

• high growth rate

• the most cost-effective on the market

How do we do it?

• These boars are the result of a combination of the best Piétrain

• Selective breeding based on important genetic values on CI and growth