Hypor and Russia to cooperate on pig breeding
Hypor B.V, a Hendrix Genetics company and "Znamensky Selekcionno-Gibridny
Center" LLC, an Exima company have signed an agreement to co-operate in the
field of pig breeding in Russia.
After a careful selection of potential suppliers
of genetics, "Exima" JSC which owns the Mikoyan meat processing plant, has
chosen Hypor as the supplier of purebred animals to produce (Great) Grand Parent
animals in Russia and to produce Parent Stock for commercial pig farms. The
projects will take place in Orlovskaya Oblast and will be carried out by Exima's
affiliated company "Znamenskiy Selection Hybrid Center".
second half of 2007, three nucleus farms with a capacity of more than 3,000 sows
will be filled with purebred animals from the Hypor nucleus farms in
is part of the national program for the development of the agricultural sector
with the aim to supply breeding stock for the whole animal breeding industry as
well as providing quality meat for food processors, including carcasses for the
Mikoyan meat processing plant" said Mr. Demin. Mr. Demin is the General Director
of Exima JSC and Mikoyan MPP and the president of the Russian pork producers
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