April 8, 2015

Philippines receives 333 Hypor GGPs



Brookside Breeding and Genetics Corp in the Philippines has received a delivery of 333 Hypor GGP pigs in March this year.

The animals were flown from France and consisted of 263 Hypor Large White GGP gilts, 18 GGP boars and 52 Landrace GGP gilts.

Dr Sheryll Caguicla, the head of Brookside's Swine Division, said that the animals will stock the company's modern nucleus farm in the Tarlac Province, Central Luzon. She added that the animals will spend about 42 days in quarantine.

According to Dr Evaristo Macalino, Hypor's area manager for Asia, the GGPs are meant to produce for the internal requirements of Brookside Farms.

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