Dutch pig organisations join forces
The activities of the Dutch organisations Van Gennip
KI, PIC and Hypo/Parvak have joined together under the new name Preferent
Preferent KI would like to distinguish itself by focusing on cost price
reduction and by delivering semen from both reproductive and terminal boars with
a very high health status.
national organisation will work under cooperation with KI Twente, where the production
and distribution of Preferent KI genetics will be handled.
Van Gennip has a
majority share of 55 percent in the new organisation, Hypor 35 percent, and PIC
The organisation, under director Harrie van Gennip, has five
production locations within The Netherlands: Lierop (headquarters), Best, Vijlen
and two locations in Staphorst. Laboratory and distribution centres will be
established in Lierop and Staphorst. Preferent KI plans to extend activities
further throughout The Netherlands where its current market share is 15
â€¢ Preferent KI
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