Key Features Pietrain is available in TLI 2
• Excellent Kill Out %.
• High Lean Meat %.
• Excellent Conformation.
• Proven High Growth Rates.
• Superior Piglet Viability.
• Excellent Carcass Primal Yields.
• Halothane Negative.
• Maximises Progeny Hybrid Vigour.
• High Health Status.
The Hermitage Pietrain line represents a unique terminal sire which combines the excellent carcass traits of the pietrain breed with high production performance parameters such as growth rate, A.D.G, and F.C.E. All Hermitage Pietrain sires are selected for loin length, thereby ensuring maximum yield of the economically important cuts in the slaughter generation.
All Hermitage Terminal AI boars are individually performance tested and included in the Hermitage Terminal Sire BLUP analysis, generating a unique Terminal Line Index (T.L.I) for each boar.
The Hermitage Pietrain boar is a suitable terminal sire for different production systems and is ideal for mating with Hermitage Classic™ Hybrid gilts to produce a high performing slaughter generation pig which maximize carcass returns and grading results.
TLI 2 – Lean Meat percentage
TLI selection criteria is specifically focused on optimising Lean Meat % and carcass quality.