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Hypor Strengthens US Operations with Sow Multiplier Agreement

28 February 2013

US - Due to increasing demand Hypor has signed an agreement with pig producer, Mike Cronin, to produce Hypor Libra sows for the United States (US) market.

Mike Cronin, a long-term Hypor customer, will now apply his production expertise as a Hypor parent gilt multiplier. The multiplier will be located in a biosecure place in Missouri. The new agreement means that Hypor Libra piglets will no longer need to be imported to the US from Canada.

“Signing this agreement strengthens our position in the US,” said Luis Prieto Garcia, General Manager of Hypor America. “We have been achieving steady growth in the market for many years. This latest development will offer our customers more direct, local access to the newest genetic potential of Hypor. Mike Cronin is a quality producer, who provides the highest standards of biosecurity to ensure high-health piglets. We hope this will be the first of many similar agreements, as we consolidate our operations in the US.”

Hypor Libra is noted in the industry for its balanced combination of; excellent mothering abilities, efficient production, uniform and vital progeny and robustness to thrive under all conditions. It is the first choice of many producers worldwide.

Hypor is one of the world's leading suppliers of swine genetics, committed to providing superior genetics that support profitability in the pork value chain. With its head office located in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, the company has strategically located and interconnected breeding centers in North America, Europe and Asia.

Hypor is part of Hendrix Genetics, headquartered in Boxmeer, the Netherlands-EU, a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer-, turkey-, pig-, aquaculture -and traditional poultry breeding.

The company is dedicated to generating solutions for the animal protein sector that solve the challenges of today and those of tomorrow. Backed by a strong portfolio of leading brands, Hendrix Genetics provides expertise and resources to producers in more than 100 countries, with operations and joint ventures in 24 countries and more than 2.400 employees worldwide. With respect and care for people, animals and the environment, it is clear that now – more than ever before – Hendrix Genetics is ready and dedicated to delivering better breeding today, for a brighter life tomorrow.

For more information, please contact:

Luis Prieto Garcia
General Manager Americas
Hypor B.V. - A Hendrix-Genetics Company
Tel: +1 306 721 2034

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