DanBred Landrace is one of the two female breeds in the production of the DanBred Hybrid (LY/YL).

DanBred Landrace has a high fertility and good mothering abilities, and it is known to produce large litters of robust pigs. Moreover, DanBred Landrace is a strong animal with solid legs and a high lean meat percentage.

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Good mothering abilities

High nursing capacity and weaning rates of own piglets

High fertility

Produce large litters of vigorous piglets

Robust piglets

Progeny are robust and have uniform growth rates

DanBred Landrace

High lean meat percentage

Ongoing selected for high lean meat, matching the trend for increasingly heavier finishers

Good conformation

Strong animals with solid legs and high longevity

Excelent feed conversion

Continuous improvements in genetic gain for feed conversion

Easy to handle

Progeny are easy to handle and highly social, leading to higher animal welfare


DanBred Landrace originates from Danish Landrace, which has been bred specifically for production of bacon for the British market since the beginning of the 20th century.

DanBred Landrace is the result of decades of professional selection, where breeders, since the early 1970s, have focused on daily gain, feed conversion, longevity, fertility and meat quality.

Danbred Landrace is a supreme dam line for DanBred’s crossbreeding programme.

DanBred’s crossbreeding programme is constantly optimised to make sure our genetic progress results in an efficient pig production worldwide. This is not only profitable for the producers it also contributes to a more sustainable production – by producing maximum output with minimum input.

DanBred purebred populations are:

danbred purebred piglets


DanBred D(LY) finishers have superior meat quality (90 kg) as evidenced by:

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High content of intramascular fat


High level of pH-24-96 h post mortem

Bonus information:

Research indicates that since the RN and Halothane genes have been removed from the DanBred breeds decades ago, pH no longer influences production yield, which is why pH is no longer part of the DanBred breeding goals.

DanBred D(LY) finishers have excellent performance results
(30-100 kg) as evidenced by:


World class growth rates,
daily gain

kg feed / kg gain

Superior feed conversion


Eminent lean meat

superior Performance Results

DanBred carries out performance testing of the future AI boars both at the DanBred boar testing station Bøgildgård, and in DanBred’s nucleus herds, and we openly share this updated data every year. With more than 30 years of experience collecting data on boar production traits and feed efficiency, DanBred can select the best genes, and only the highest performing boars with optimum index are sent to AI, where they father the pigs of the future.

In total, around 100,000 DanBred breeding animals are performance and genomic tested.

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