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Confident outlook reported by pig breeding company

by 5m Editor
7 May 2003, at 12:00am

UK - A year after the formation of the new breeding company, JSR Genetics Limited - launched at the British Pig and Poultry Fair last May - the company reports growth in all areas of its business.

JSR Genetics on ThePigSite.com

"Export sales are buoyant, particularly in Europe and Japan, while in the UK we have increased our market share, despite a difficult year for the British industry," commented Ian Brisby, the company's chief executive officer.

In addition, sales of semen and AI equipment, which have continued to grow, were given a boost by the launch of the company's new 'Cool Chain' distribution system to help producers improve their on-farm results.

The company has maintained a 'library' of bloodlines, from its three component parts - JSR, Newsham and Cotswold - putting it in a unique position to produce products which meet the differing demands of a variety of processors and retailers in a rapidly-changing market place, he says.

"Based on these results and our reception in the field, we are looking forward to our second year with increasing confidence," he added.

Source: JSR Genetics - 7th May 2003

5m Editor