US based ST genetics has become the majority shareholder in the UK’s largest bull stud Cogent Breedi
Worldwide livestock reproduction and bovine technology business ST genetics of Texas has become the majority shareholder in the UK’s largest bull stud Cogent Breeding Ltd. Cogent will provide ST with a strong platform in the UK and Europe providing new routes to market and a creating a powerhouse of industry knowledge, technology and resources.
In turn, ST genetics will provide significant benefits to Cogent, in particular: world class bull power including the number one PLI bull in the UK; new generation sexed semen machines and processes; genomic testing and mating programmes and access to new and innovative bovine reproduction technology. Juan Moreno, CEO of ST genetics, said: “We are delighted to announce that ST genetics has become the majority owner of Cogent. ST will now have access to new routes to market in the UK and Europe and greater understanding of them. For Cogent, ST’s resources mean it will become a global leader in the industry and deliver a truly enhanced offering to clients.”