Hypor to acquire KCAP multiplier and agreement of sale of product through Cornbelt Livestock Services

Hypor strengthens its presence in the US swine market with strategic acquisition of KC Air Pork LLC (KCAP) breeding stock. Additionally, Hypor and Cornbelt Livestock Services have partnered to provide nutrition and consulting services.

Hypor, as part of Hendrix Genetics, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of pig genetics, is set to acquire KCAP, a multiplier underneath the umbrella of Great Plains Management. Great Plains Management offers production management services for both sow farms and swine grow-out facilities. As part of this agreement, Cornbelt Livestock Services will provide nutrition and consulting services for their customer user group.

This acquisition will strengthen Hypor’s presence in the US market and deliver enhanced genetic performance for swine producers in the USA.

Matt Hueber, Managing Partner KC Air Pork LLC: “We are extremely excited for the genetic progression that Hypor and Hendrix Genetics will bring and look forward to the further cooperation between our companies. We are looking forward to the prolificacy and durability of the genetics moving forward.”

Dietrich Johnson, Nutritionist and field consultant at Cornbelt Livestock Services: “Cornbelt Livestock Services looks forward to the value and innovation that Hypor and Hendrix Genetics adds to our customer base.”

Bryce Martin, General Manager Hypor US: “From the perspective of Hypor, this acquisition represents a great opportunity for a strategic partnership that will fuel growth and offer the genetic potential of our products for swine producers in the USA.”

Lars Dall Managing Director BU Swine within Hendrix Genetics: “We are pleased to enter this partnership with KCAP which will further strengthen our presence in the US market.”

About KC Air Pork LLC and Great Plains Management

KC Air Pork LLC (KCAP) is a multiplier underneath the umbrella of Great Plains Management, located in Missouri, US. KCAP has been in production for its customer base since 2016.

Great Plains Management, L.L.C. was founded in 1997 for the purpose of providing set-up, and on-going management services for network-formed sow operations. It has since expanded into management of privately owned sow operations and wean-finish management.

About Cornbelt Livestock Services

Corn Belt Livestock Services, LLC provides nutrition and management consulting for beef cattle and swine operations throughout the United States as well as internationally.

About Hypor

Hypor is part of Hendrix Genetics, a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer-, turkey-, swine-, aquaculture -and traditional poultry breeding. Headquartered in Boxmeer, in The Netherlands, Hendrix Genetics provides expertise and resources to producers in more than 100 countries, with operations and joint ventures in 25 countries and more than 2800 employees worldwide.

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. Breeding is our passion and at the core of our company. Within North America, Hypor Inc. services the market through its multiplier farms and nucleus facility and is supported by sales, technical service and support teams.