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PIC Matters Newsletter

PIC Matters – The newsletter from the PIC-Team in the UK

PIC Matters June 2020

Freneystown: The latest addition to PIC’s Elite Farm System

PIC delivers genetic improvement with continued expansion
In May 2020, 1,000 gilts and boars traveled with first-class treatment onboard a Boeing 747 from the U.S, landing safely in Dublin, Ireland. They were heading to Freneystown in the Irish countryside, home to Hermitage Genetics’ flagship farm. These animals are some of the most productive in the world, and will form the elite population of the latest addition to PIC’s elite farm network – Freneystown.

Information by PIC Europe Health Assurance Team: Corona-Virus COVID-19

The PIC Europe Health Assurance Team has created a document which provides background information and on-farm staff recommendations regarding the Corona-Virus COVID-19.

PIC Matters Spring 2019

Nutrition Update: Seasonal Diet Formulation for PIC Pigs | PIC’s Pork Quality Blueprint: More than 22 years of innovation and achievement | New Additions to the Team

PIC UK Newsletter Winter 2017/18

Genetic Update: Pig producers worldwide benefit from genetic progress | News from PIC UK: PIC and Hermitage move forward with new Scottish AI facility

PIC UK Newsletter Autumn 2017

Genetic Update: PIC is selecting for real life robust performance | News from PIC UK: The Skinner Family: 50 years partnering with PIC

PIC UK Newsletter Spring 2017

Technical Update: Eight Dimensions of Feed Intake | News from PIC UK: Save the Date: International Outlook Conference | Update: PIC aquires Hermitage Genetics

PIC UK Newsletter December 2016

PIC Pork Quality Programme: A Quarter of a Century of Progress Award Winners 2016 | Pig Farmer of the Year Award: Steve Hart, Norfolk Free Range | National Pig Awards and BQPs Annual Farmer Awards Night

PIC UK Newsletter August 2016

The next step-change in genetic improvement – Sequencing the PIC Genome | Managing Late Breeders | Martin Lewis wins TVC award

PIC UK Newsletter April 2016

Selecting Terminal Sires for Customer Profitability | Proper semen storage and handling on farm

PIC UK Newsletter December 2015

General Management of the PIC Gilt

PIC UK Newsletter August 2015

Welcome to the first PIC UK Newsletter! | Everyone is talking about genomics … Are all things equal? Or: What makes PIC different?