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ABS Purchases Remaining Shares of In Vitro Brasil

ABS® Global Inc., a division of Genus plc, recently became the sole owner of In Vitro Brasil S.A. (IVB®).

In 2015, ABS purchased 51 percent of the company focused on in vitro fertilization (IVF) of bovine embryos.

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ABS Anti-Trust Litigation Factsheet

What you need to know: ABS Global Inc. (ABS), a division of Genus plc, was granted a permanent injunction that paved the way for ABS to launch its innovative 21st century sexing technology designed to meet the needs of dairy and beef producers around the world. In granting the permanent injunction, the Court confirmed that...

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ABS Global Graduates 11 Sires with Continued Focus on Profitable Genetics

ABS Global, Inc., the world leader in bovine genetics, reproduction services and technologies, graduates 11 sires into its proven sire lineup that provide a wide array of favorable traits for dairy producers across the globe.“Topping our proven list is Uecker Supersire Josuper-ET,” says Mitch Amundson, Global Dairy Brand Manager. “29HO17553 JOSUPER is truly unmatched in...

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ABS Global Granted Permanent Injunction Against Sexing Technologies

ABS Global Inc. (ABS), a division of Genus plc, a global pioneer in animal genetics, was granted a permanent injunction in connection with its litigation against Inguran LLC, operating as Sexing Technologies (ST). The injunction was announced by the U.S.

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ABS Global Develops Research Agreement with Cactus Feeders, Inc.

ABS Global, a world leader in bovine genetics, recently developed a research collaboration agreement with Cactus Feeders, Inc., to determine the genetics needed for the optimal feedlot-destined animal. ABS Global, headquartered in DeForest, Wis., USA, is a global leader in research, development, and commercialization of elite bovine genetics. Cactus Feeders, headquartered Amarillo, Texas, is the...

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Nate Zwald Joins ABS Global as Dairy COO

Nate Zwald has joined ABS Global, Inc., the world leader in bovine genetics, reproduction services and technologies, as the Chief Operating Officer – Dairy (COO). ABS Global is a division of Genus plc.“We sought a COO with deep dairy genetics expertise, a strong commercial execution focus, and a talented people leader. Nate has all this...

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ABS Global Builds First-Ever Calf Facility

Ever the industry leader, ABS Global has built a facility, named Future Genetics, dedicated to house and care for bull calves under six-months-old. The facility, located near Madison, Wisconsin, USA, allows ABS staff to improve care for animals through better nutrition, veterinary care and biosecurity at an earlier age.“These little guys are our most valuable...

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ABS Pecplan and Agropecuaria Fazenda Brasil (AFB) to evaluate feed efficiency in crossbred animals

ABS Pecplan, a subsidiary of ABS Global, a world leader in bovine genetics, recently partnered with Agropecuaria Fazenda Brasil (AFB), Barra do Garças, Mato Grosso, one of the most progressive ranches in Brazil and a leader in the production of quality crossbred calves from Nellore cows. Under the agreement, individual feed intake data will be...

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National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) Honors Two ABS Employees

ABS Global is proud to have had two employees recently honored by the National Association of Animal Breeders (NAAB) for more than 50 years of dedicated service to the artificial insemination (AI) industry each. These two employees, Fran Weisensel and Vern Meier, have worked at ABS for more than three-quarters of the company’s history.For Fran...

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ABS Global and De-Su Holsteins form joint venture

ABS Global, a division of Genus plc (GNS:LSE), a global pioneer in animal genetics, today announces a joint venture with De-Su Holsteins, North America’s leading independent breeder of high NM$ (net merit dollars) and TPI® (total performance index) Holstein bulls. The partnership, which builds on years of effective collaboration between the organizations, will develop elite and...

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