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Test Mating Procedure

Applications for approval of boars for use in artificial insemination

Application for Approval of Hampshire Boar(s) For Use In Artificial Insemination

The Hampshire Swine Registry (HSR), in order to ensure and preserve the purity of Hampshire swine resulting from the artificial insemination of sows by a boar not owned by the owner of the sow at the time of breeding, requires that such boar must meet the DNA color test requirements set by the HSR Board of Directors. No pigs will be registered from a litter resulting from artificial insemination if the DNA color test requirements has not been completed. All imported Hampshires (boars, gilts and/or sows) must meet the DNA color test requirements and stress requirements set by the HSR Board of Directors.

To download the DNA Testing Form, click here.

Application for Approval of Landrace Boar(s) For Use In Artificial Insemination

The American Landrace Association, in order to ensure and preserve the purity of Landrace swine resulting from the artificial insemination of sows by a boar not owned by the owner of the sow at the time of breeding, requires that such boar must meet the DNA test requirements set by the American Landrace Association Board of Directors. No pigs will be registered from a litter resulting from artificial insemination if the DNA test requirements have not been completed.

To view Landrace Sire DNA policy, click here.

Application for Approval of Yorkshire Boar(s) For Use In Artificial Insemination

The American Yorkshire Club (AYC), in order to ensure and preserve the purity of Yorkshire swine resulting from the artificial insemination of sows by a boar not owned by the owner of the sow at the time of breeding, requires that such boar must meet the DNA test requirements set by the AYC Board of Directors. No pigs will be registered from a litter resulting from artificial insemination if the DNA test requirements have not been completed.

To view Yorkshire Sire DNA policy, click here.