Hypor breeding pigs head into Eastern Europe
Hypor has announced that it has signed agreements in the
Republics of Serbia and Croatia for the production and distribution of breeding
In Croatia, Dimar received Hypor breeding pigs in December 2007 and the
nucleus farm is already in full production. Dimar's Managing Director, Mr. Dean
Preradovic, said Hypor genetics and their tailor-made products will soon take a
leadership role in modernising the Croatian pork production industry.
The Croatian pig production sector will undergo
fundamental changes before EU access and high quality genetics will be needed
for out-standing performance. The partnership between Hypor and Dimar will
ensure local availability of the best high health genetics.
Hypor has signed an agreement with Krivaja, a Serbian agricultural company, for
the production and distribution of Hypor breeding pigs in the Serbian
market. The company is located in the North West part of Serbia
(Vojvodina) which is one of the best agricultural areas of
A new nucleus farm will be built with a capacity
of 325 sows that will produce (Great) Grand Parent gilts and F1 gilts for the
local market. The location of the nucleus farm in a non-dense pig area will
ensure high health genetics.
Ton Ten Dam, Hypor's Regional Manager said
Hypor is excited to work with such progressive partners in these growing markets
and becoming a major player as the markets develop standards and prepare for EU
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