Genus plc is a United Kingdom-based company. The Company is engaged in applying quantitative genetics and biotechnology to animal breeding in the bovine and porcine sectors. The Company operates sales and distribution on a regional basis across its four regions of North America, Latin America, Europe and the Far East (including Russia and Australia). The Company operates in 70 countries under the trademarks Genus or ABS (dairy and beef cattle) and PIC (pigs). It sells and distributes its products through 30 subsidiaries located in the four operating regions. The Company also provides related added value products, such as powerstart silage enhance and technical services, such as genetic mating and reproductive management services to assist farmers. The Company has animals in bovine studs in the United States of America, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Italy, Australia and China.