Hypor strengthens U.S. swine market presence with KCAP acquisition

KC Air Pork LLC is a multiplier underneath the umbrella of Great Plains Management.

February 15, 2024

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From left: Raf Beeren, Matt Hueber, Jon Hueber, Dietrich Johnson and Bryce Martin.Hypor

Hypor, as part of Hendrix Genetics, one of the world's leading suppliers of pig genetics, is set to acquire KC Air Pork LLC (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 U.S. market and deliver enhanced genetic performance for swine producers in the U.S.

“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," said Matt Hueber, managing partner, KC Air Pork LLC. "We are looking forward to the prolificacy and durability of the genetics moving forward.”

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

“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," said Bryce Martin, general manager, Hypor U.S.”

“We are pleased to enter this partnership with KCAP which will further strengthen our presence in the U.S. market," said Lars Dall, managing director, BU Swine within Hendrix Genetics.

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