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PureTek
D-Class
PureTek’s Elite Sire Lines produce
commercial progeny excelling in ef cient
lean growth, survivability, consistent
performance, maximum-value pigs
marketed and carcass cutability.
PureTek D-Class boars are selected
on the Commercial Terminal Sire
Index (CTSI) for:
Ef cient Lean Growth
Growth Rate
Backfat Depth
Loin Depth
Feed Ef ciency
CTSI
allows for identi cation of sires
whose progeny excel in a commercial
environment
Purebred evaluation and testing results
are also used in the selection process
PureTek D-Class delivers:
High Growth
Increased Uniformity
Robustness
Pork Quality
Both
i
ndividually and sib-tested at
the nucleus level and at PureTek’s
Commercial Test Herd (CTH)
Flexible for either AI or natural service
PureTek
Generator
PureTek’s high-intake Generator delivers
superior proli cacy and excellent
mothering abilities, consistently weaning
large, robust litters with an industry-
leading return-to-estrus interval.
Selected on a bio-economic index for
maternal and terminal performance,
the Generator outpaces the
competition in...
Number Born Alive
Litter Birth Weight
Consistent litters
Number Weaned
Litter Weaning Weight
Wean-to-Estrus Interval
Large subsequent litters
Longevity
…while driving genetic progress in
terminal traits…
Ef cient Lean Growth
Backfat depth
Loin Eye Area
Feed Ef ciency
Soundness
Lower Wean-Finish Mortality
Reduced
r
uptures
…for a highly productive market hog.
Excels in fertility, longevity, lifetime
productivity
Very durable, docile animals
High-health
s
tatus, PRRS-naïve
APP- and TGE-negative
Strict biosecurity policies with
frequent testing
Guaranteed 14 functional nipples
on underline
High-intake female
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