Belgians and genetics vol 2
Apr 28th 2019

Another ‘bodybuilder’, the ‘Swarzenegger’ among the pigs is the ‘Piétrain’ pig.

This variety has a number of characteristics that are valued worldwide in pig production:
– Slaughter efficiency of 65%
– Carcass efficiency of 83%
– Extremely low fat content of 1.5%

Because of these qualities Piétrain bears are used worldwide as terminal sires in the pig farm.

Vlaamse Piétrain Fokkerij VZW

Vlaamse Piétrain Fokkerij VZW