100% genomic selection
DanBred carries out DNA testing on 100 % of all breeding pigs and uses the results to make genomic selection. In rough figures, this results in 30 % more genetic gain than not DNA testing the breeding pigs. And this gain is due to selecting the right breeding candidates.
Genomic selection is a tool that shows you how closely two pigs are related by looking at their DNA. We can use kinship to calculate the breeding value of each animal. This means that the breeders are getting breeding values with greater accuracy, and then have a better basis for deciding which pigs display the best genetic traits in the breeding objective. In other words, there is a greater chance of finding the best breeding candidates and ultimately for achieving better genetic gains for everyone who uses DanBred genetics in their production.
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