Sire Lines Selection

Three pig breeds and specific sire lines of descent have been selected to represent the biggest French database selection with 1,500 sows. AXIOM’s cores are also present abroad over Europe, Canada and Asia.

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)
carcasse et rendement
34%
Qualité de la viande
12%
Indice de consommation
29%
Croissance et indice
25%

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
carcasse et rendement
40%
Indice de consommation
30%
Croissance et indice
30%

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

carcasse et rendement
4%
GMQcmj
37%
Indice de consommation
59%

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