Kiven and Kurt Lukes own and operate a 3,400-sow farrow to finish swine enterprise located near Glenville, MN—a moderately pig dense area of the Midwestern USA. Kiven runs their feed mill and grow finish side of the enterprise with a group of about 12 contract growers. Kurt runs the sow farm with nine other employees.
The Lukes Brothers have been a Fast Genetics customer for about two years and continue to achieve outstanding results, regardless of recent disease pressures, with the latest seen below:
Kurt believes that the key factors in their high productivity levels are:
The excellent reuslts would not have be acheived with out the help of the amazing team pictured here.
The Lukes Brothers farm is a great example of how the genetic robustness and resiliency of the Fast 276 female can handle a disease challenge and quickly get back to good health and achieve industry leading productivity levels.
Congratulations to the Lukes Brothers on their excellent results this quarter!