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Genesus Sends More Breeding Stock to Tecon in China

5 September 2014, at 6:07am

CHINA - Genesus has announced a successful shipment of high quality swine breeding stock to Tecon Group of Urumqi, Xianjiang province.

Tecon Group was established in 1993 and is designated a key national production farm in China.

Currently, the company has six swine breeding farms, which have a production capacity of 300,000 head per year. Along with other holdings, the company has an annual slaughter capacity of one million hogs.

Recently, Genesus sent a 747 to Urumqi via Iceland.

Last year, Genesus was the largest exporter of swine breeding stock from North America.

Mike Van Schepdael, vice president of Genesus, said: "Genesus is committed to sending the very best to our customers. Our Genetic Research and Development Program is creating rapid sustainable development.

"We are pleased that Genesus and Tecon are able to sustain their relationship."