Bodmin Swine Genetics Inc. and Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. announce strategic partnership

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Bodmin Swine Genetics Inc. of Iona Station, Ontario and Topigs Norsvin Canada Inc. after several  months of negotiation have reached a strategic partnership agreement. This agreement will allow  Bodmin Swine Genetics to participate in the world-class genetics program of Topigs Norsvin.  Topigs Norsvin will also bring sales and support staff to the customer base of Bodmin Swine  Genetics.

President of Bodmin, Phil Smith comments “Participating with a world leader in swine genetics is  exciting for us as a company, as it will be for our existing customer base and future customers.  We have great confidence in Topigs Norsvin being able to accelerate our Ontario based business. Having strong technical and sales support has always been the driver of our business and I am  confident our customer base will benefit greatly from this partnership.”

Cam McGavin, General Manager of Topigs Norsvin Canada states “As a major player in the
Canadian swine genetics business we are excited to form this partnership with Bodmin. The
Smith family has shown a long-term commitment to the swine industry and their commitment to  excellence is second to none.

Bodmin Swine Genetics was incorporated in 1956 by brothers Charles, Ross and George Procter and is now owned by the Smith Family; Phil, Jane and three of their seven children Amanda, John  and Abigail. Bodmin has been performance testing pigs for almost 50 years and has always  recognized the importance of maintaining a high-health herd. Bodmin continues to focus on  improving performance and profitability. Smith Seven Star Farms and Bodmin Swine Genetics are  partners in the swine enterprise. By having access to Topigs Norsvin’s world class R & D, this  allows Bodmin and its customers to move to the next level.”