Test data: Norsvin Landrace

Test data: Norsvin Landrace

Annually, 40 000 Landrace gilts are field tested in Norsvin's national and international breeding herds. Landrace boars are selected from Norwegian nucleus herds to enter the Norsvin Delta boar testing station. Here, approximately 1 750 Landrace boars are tested each year. The best boars are selcted for AI service.

 

KEY TEST RESULTS, NORSVIN LANDRACE    
Trait 2013 Source of information
FCR (88 - 265 lbs)* 2.0 Boar test
Meat percentage (CT)  63.8 Boar test
ADG (88 - 265 lbs) (lbs) 2.3 Boar test
Body weight 21 days (lbs) 15.8 Field test
Weight 150 days (lbs) 229.6 Field test (gilts)

*Energy concentration: app. 4.3 MJ NE/lbs

Related content