Cogent bought by US genetics company

ST Genetics, a livestock reproduction technology company headquartered in Texas, has acquired the controlling interest in UK bull stud Cogent Breeding, a Grosvenor Estates business.  Acquiring the majority shareholding, for an undisclosed sum, will give ST a strong...

Cogent Cymru appoints new manager

Cattle genetics business Cogent Cymru has appointed Owain Harries as its new regional sales manager for Wales. Mr Harries will focus on meeting the specific requirements of Welsh dairy and beef farmers in his new post. He has worked for Cogent for the last six years...

Holstein partnership for Cogent and Blondin

Bovine genetics company Cogent Breeding, part of the Grosvenor Estates business, has announced that it has formed a partnership with type merit specialist Blondin Sires, which is based in Quebec, Canada. The move creates a partnership dedicated to the supply of...

New look for Cogent in global market

Cogent Breeding, the Grosvenor Estates business supplying beef and dairy cattle genetics to the domestic market and over 40 countries worldwide, has consolidated recent acquisitions and agreements under a new corporate identity and logo.  “In the last six months,...

Cogent adds regional strength

Cattle genetics business Cogent Breeding, a Grosvenor Estates company, has added a country and a regional manager to its team. Richard Hughes joins Cogent as country manager for Wales. He has 26 years experience in ruminant nutrition, and has managed sales and product...