Swine Genetics News for AGC

Keep updated with the latest Swine Genetics News from Alliance Genetics Canada.

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Selection – To have a top performing pig is good. A barn full of top performing pigs is better. A barn full of top performing pigs where each generation outperforms the previous is best. This is the essence of animal breeding: To improve animal populations over time through proper selection and mating. Read More

August 14th, 2018|

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G x E Interactions – The last AGC Refresher article ended with a warning to consider system interactions when pursuing the “best” animal. The best performing pigs in one environment could also be the worst performing in another. Read More

April 3rd, 2018|

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Pursuing the “Best” Animal – We’ve all heard the terms before: genotype, phenotype, heritability, repeatability, and now genomics. It’s easy to get lost in all this genetic lingo, and thus it can be helpful to get a refresher on the basics and build from there. Read More

February 2nd, 2018|

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Inside this newsletter:

  • The New Red Meat
  • Genetic Trends and Performance
  • Out and About

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December 19th, 2017|

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Inside this newsletter:

  • AGC at OPC
  • Vista Villa Genetics
  • Bodmin Genetics
  • Clarion Swine Genetics
  • Message from Gord Waters
  • BMR Genetics

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August 25th, 2017|

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Inside this newsletter:

  • Genomic Advantage
  • Vista Villa Genetics / 50 years
  • A history of Swine Breeds
  • Rising Genetic Trends

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July 19th, 2017|

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Inside this newsletter:

  • Dave’s message
  • Customer testimonial: Jan Ruygrok
  • Highlights from 2016 Genomic Research
  • 2016 Junior Barrow Results
  • Genotypic and Phenotypic Values: Graphs

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January 6th, 2017|