Hypor partners with Cypriot Animalia Genetics

05-07-2012 | | |
Hypor partners with Cypriot Animalia Genetics

Hypor goes to Cyprus, with the signing of a distribution agreement between Animalia Genetics and Hypor to start production and marketing of Hypor breeding stock for the Cypriot market.


Michael Papaefstathiou, managing director Animalia Genetics: ‘Animalia Genetics’ choice for Hypor is based on the excellent production performance under hot climate circumstances and the best bottom line results that Hypor breeding animals deliver. We are convinced that with Hypor Genetics our customers will have the lowest costs per kg of produced meat.”

Ton ten Dam, manager Hypor Central Eastern Europe: “The partnership fits the Hypor strategy: expanding its global breeding network with strong local partners like Animalia Genetics that is renowned for delivering top quality service and support to the Cypriot producers.”

Animalia Genetics was founded in 1985 and the company is focused solely on the production and sales of breeding animals and semen. It holds a market share in Cyprus of approximately 40%. The size of the nucleus farm is 1,000 sows, including rearing. Not only does the farm include a state-of-the-art testing area, its artificial insemination centre holds over 100 places. The company is operating under and certified for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EMAS, and complies with all animal welfare regulations. More information go to Animalia Genetics.

Hypor is one of the world’s leading suppliers of pig genetics. Committed to providing superior genetics, that supports 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. More information go to Hypor.

Hypor is part of Hendrix Genetics.