Topigs Norsvin partners with a Chinese company to create a nucleus farm

Topigs Norsvin partners with a Chinese company to create a nucleus farm
Jul 09, 2024

The new nucleus farm will have a capacity of 1,200-sows.

By Andrew Joseph,; Photo via Topigs Norsvin

On June 30, 2024, Topigs Norsvin and Muyuan Foods broke ground on a new nucleus farm near Wuwei in the Gansu province of China.

Sharing their commitment to excellence and progress in pork production, the joint venture high-health nucleus farm will have a capacity of 1,200 sows and will house both maternal and terminal sire lines.

The farm will form the foundation of a breeding infrastructure, providing high-quality genetics for Muyuan and other China-based producers.

The beginning of a deep collaboration between Muyuan and Topigs Norsvin, the project is being a step forward in the field of modern agriculture.

Both partners strengthen each other. Topigs Norsvin is a leading and innovative pig breeding company committed to providing high-quality genetics to customers through innovative breeding technology and research. Muyuan Foods is the largest pig farming company in the world, and has earned high recognition and trust in the industry due to its rich experience and excellent market performance.

Established in 1992, Muyuan Foods has developed an integrated pork industry chain covering feed processing, pig breeding, pig farming, and slaughter and processing. Muyuan adheres to its vision of “serving people with safe pork” and is committed to producing safe, tasty, and wholesome high-quality pork products that allow customers to enjoy a higher and richer quality of life. In 2023, 63.8 million heads of pigs were sold; and 13.3 million heads of pigs were slaughtered. More information is available at

Swine genetics company Topigs Norsvin is renowned for its innovative approach to implementing new technologies and its continuous focus on cost-efficient and sustainable pig production. Research, innovation, and the dissemination of genetic improvements are the cornerstones of the company. Continuous and strong product improvement will enable clients to achieve significant added value in their production. For more information, visit

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