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Your genetics partner in sustainable farming

Arcowin is a leading dairy and beef cooperative in Europe. We are owned by 53,000 farmers in Germany, France, Denmark, Finland and Sweden and share your passion for farming. Meet Innoval, Masterrind and VikingGenetics.


A major player in French and European bovine genetics, present on strategic world markets, Innoval is also the world's leading insemination service cooperative with more than 12,000 inseminations per day.

Genetic creation and services to breeders are our core businesses and lead us to work with 28,000 French breeders on a daily basis.

Innoval combines the development and distribution of excellent genetics, adapted to the different breeding and product development contexts, with global support for herd reproduction and renewal.

We focus our strategy on analysing and anticipating the needs of our members, breeders and customers, for a dynamic of innovation at the service of the sustainable performance of livestock farms.

Faithful to its co-operative nature, Innoval's main aim is to guide and support farmers to contribute, together to nutritional and environmental challenges at worldwide level and to ensure the continued existence of the company and livestock farms for future generations.

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Achieving the best together - at home and around the world.

Masterrind is one of the leading cattle breeding organisations in Europe.

Science-based knowledge and practical experience gained over generations in more than 100 years provide both bovine genetic products and suitable and innovative services for successful dairy and beef farmers.

A fair and professional partnership is the basis for the cooperation with our members and customers. More than 8,500 farmers in different German regions are owning the membership-structured enterprise.

These breeders are keeping around 600,000 registered dairy and 12,000 beef cows. Masterrind breeders keep by far the largest population of registered Holstein cows in Germany.

Driven by innovation, traditional values and sustainability, Masterrind combines advanced technology and proven procedures to supply genetics that offers productive but healthy cows.

Various service tools round off the supply of suitable solutions for the farmers through the use of 600 employees in the several business areas.

For example, more than 1.6 million insemination services are carried out annually for farmers in the home markets, while Masterrind also cooperates with customers and farmers in more than 50 countries worldwide.

Masterrind's focus is to support the farmers gain additional value. Due to this strategy, the company has accomplished the German market leadership by achieving the best together.

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VikingGenetics help feed the world's expanding population and sustain the earth's natural resources by breeding healthy, efficient, trouble-free cows.

We provide science-based bovine genetic products and solutions for progressive dairy and beef producers around the world.

As a co-operative, VikingGenetics is owned by 20,000 dairy and beef farmers in Denmark, Sweden, and Finland.

The unique combination of breeding for health traits as well as production has led to a position as domestic market leader in the Nordic countries and strong player globally.

VikingGenetics' passion is to help farmers achieve their business goals, farm sustainably, and enjoy life.

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The three founding cooperatives are a perfect match. We complement each other. VikingGenetics brings three major breeds Holstein, VikingJersey and VikingRed and extensive experience in dairy cross breeding. Masterrind is the leader in Germany in new technologies like genomic selection and has great expertise within. Evolution brings a full range of dairy and beef breeds adapted to each kind of environment worldwide as well as genetic innovations fitting the farmers' needs. This new cooperative a strong future platform for our members and the dairy and beef farmers around the world.

Jörg Stubbemann,
Vice Chairperson of the Board at Arcowin