Porc-Ex Breeding to Market Genesus Swine Genetics

DENMARK - Porc-Ex Breeding and Genesus Inc. are pleased to announce that Porc-Ex Breeding will begin marketing Genesus Swine Genetics.
calendar icon 2 November 2016
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Porc-Ex Breeding (based in Denmark) has been the major marketer of DanAvl (Danbred) swine breeding stock in several European and Asian countries. Genesus Inc. of Canada has the world’s largest herd of registered high health prolific Yorkshire, Landrace, and Duroc Breeds.

“In order to continue the good cooperation that we have built up with our customers worldwide over the past 15 years, Porc-Ex Breeding has signed an exclusive distributor agreement with the Canadian breeding company GENESUS, on specific markets,” said Holger B. Sorensen, CEO of Porc-Ex Breeding.

“Genesus is the international breeding company which has the most modern and innovative philosophy regarding breeding objectives and sustainability in the pig production. For this reason, this genetic is well qualified to complement those of our DanAvl (Danbred) customers who want, or are forced, to change genetics.”

“As a distributor for Genesus, Porc-Ex Breeding can offer all kinds of genetic products in the form of live animals, semen and embryos. Porc-Ex Breeding has – and will establish close cooperation with leading AI stations, in order to serve our on-farm replacement customers, multiplication- and production herds with the highest quality semen from the GENESUS breeding pyramid.”

“In the nearest future, there will be established breeding and multiplication herds in Europe, so that Porc-Ex Breeding can serve our customers with genetic materials, produced locally in the areas near our business partners. At Porc-Ex Breeding, we look forward to continued productive cooperation with our customers, in order to optimize genetics and production results.”

Jim Long, President-CEO of Genesus Inc., states that: “The agreement with Porc-Ex Breeding creates the opportunity for more producers to get the benefit of greater profitability that Genesus Genetics brings to the pork industry. We are very proud that a market powerhouse, Porc-Ex, has chosen Genesus to enhance their customers’ success.”

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