Ontario Swine Improvement | OSI Services, Ontario Pork Producers, Pork Management

By: Canadabred  09-12-2011

OSI offers a wide range of commercial services to assist producers;

Nucleus herd management

Female nucleus breeding and selection program

Replacement gilt selection

Backfat probing and selection support

Sow condition profiling

Backfat monitoring of the sow herd through all stages of production

Grading data management

Grid analysis and carcass data benchmarking

Meat quality

Carcass characteristics measured for key meat quality traits

Consultation/problem solving

Personalized on-farm analysis and consultation

Training packages

Customized to customer needs

Supply Depot

Full line of products to support your hog operation

Record keeping

Manual and software support


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