Genesus available through Elite Sires (GB) Ltd

Genesus available through Elite Sires (GB) Ltd

About Genesus

At Genesus, we realize producers demand genetics that will produce large litters of healthy, fast-growing pigs that will produce high-quality, premium carcasses. Genesus genetics delivers on this promise. The consistency of the Genesus commercial pig is the ultimate bottom line of our genetic program success and the key driver for our customer profitability.

At the heart of the Genesus genetic program is a globally linked purebred registered nucleus population of more than 15,000 sows. Our sire and female line genetics are based on science and data that transfers into real results for our customer. Genesus believes in the pedigree purebred with large populations of Landrace, Yorkshire and Duroc. The results of our multi-generational purebred testing program can be observed with the tremendous production our customers are achieving – the ultimate bottom line of a genetic programs success.

Top 5% of today’s Genesus pig performance:

  • Yorkshire Total Born = 22.2 pigs.
  • Landrace Total Born = 19.8 pigs.
  • Duroc growth to 120kg = 139.8 days

Genesus Commercial Global Results:

  • Wean over 170 piglets per farrowing crate per year.
  • Sell over 520 kg per m2 finisher space per year.
  • Sell over 4 tonnes of live-weight per sow per year.

Genesus Landrace

Genesus Landrace Boars can be successfully used to produce F1s with:

  • Excellent milk production for heavier wean weights
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Increased lactation feed intake
  • Top conception rates
  • Extraordinary robust structural capacity with strong feet and legs

Genesus Yorkshire

  • Excellent milk production for heavier wean weights
  • Low maintenance requirements
  • Increased lactation feed intake
  • Top conception rates
  • Extraordinary robust structural capacity with strong feet and legs

Genesus Duroc

  • Excellent growth rate – shorter days to market
  • Lower pre-market mortality
  • Industry leading premium carcass recognition
  • Tender, juicy and flavourful meat that worldwide consumers want to eat
  • Extraordinary competitive advantage in average finisher diet cost