Origin have increased their offerings via the private transaction of Kingshay, the dairy specialists, made at the end of last week.
Dairy specialists, Kingshay, have joined the Origin group in a private transaction increasing the group’s support of the livestock agricultural industry in the UK.
Somerset based Kingshay specialise in providing data led practical support to farmers throughout the UK.
Duncan Forbes, Managing Director said: “Joining a group of businesses committed to UK agriculture is very important to the team at Kingshay. “
Kingshay offer a range of services including technical notes based on their own practical farm-based research and field scale evaluations, surveys and product comparisons, comprehensive dairy herd costings, on-farm consultancy advice and training workshops.
“We plan to bring the benefits of their work to the wide range of stock under our care,” said Matt Dobbs, Managing Director of the Origin group.
“We will also ensure that Kingshay members have the opportunity to gain from the range of services the group can now offer, such as CHeCS accredited disease testing through our group lab, Biobest.”
The Origin group includes some of the UK’s leading farm animal veterinary businesses including Biobest Laboratories, Garth Pig Vets, Minster Poultry, Westpoint Farm Vets and Poultry Health Services.