Who we are

We deliver world-class pig genetics and extensive service solutions to professional pig producers worldwide.

Practical management to improve sow longevity

Vision & Mission

We represent healthy animals, innovation, transparency and knowledge sharing.

We want to be a top three leading company on the global market for provision of pig genetics and affiliated customer-centric solutions.
To provide superior value to our customers through high-quality and high ROI genetic solutions designed to meet customer needs better than all other alternatives.
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Extensive experience

Our more than 120 years of experience with targeted breeding has made our breeding animals the best in the world.

Our goal is a more sustainable pig production and a better bottom line for you as a pig producer. And when you choose our DNA, your business will also benefit from our continuous progress.

From 100 % of GGP and GP animals when calculating index. This makes the DanBred index the most modern in the world – very accurate and highly reliable.

More than 100 years of targeted, focused work selecting and breeding the right pigs has given the Danish pig a great advantage over its competitors.

The Danish pig breeding system has existed since the end of the 19th century. 

120+ years ago

More than 120 years ago, relying on herd books, the first breeding programmes started

The past 30-35 years

Developments accelerated in the past 30-35 years with animal models, BLUP, genomic selection, and more

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2017

Established and owned by Danish Pig Research Centre, Danish Agro and DanBred international.

2021

DanBred launched our manuals, a complete guide to handling DanBred gilts.

Today

Raw computer power, immense data sets and performance recordings along with relationship- and DNA-results accelerate developments today

Board of Directors

Chairman

Truels Damsgaard
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Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Vice Chairman

Jørgen Holm Westergaard
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DBI Holding

Vice Chairman

Peter Iversen
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Danish Agro

Board member

Andreas Lundby
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DBI Holding

Board member

Lotte Broholm Andersen
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Danish Agro

Board member

Søren Foged Overgaard [email protected]
Danish Agriculture & Food Council

Board member

Trine Lund Pedersen
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DanBred

Board member

Jan Nielsen
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DanBred

Observer

Allan V. Pedersen
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Danish Agriculture & Food Council

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