Cogent Breeding

Cogent Breeding was founded by the Grosvenor Estate in 1995, and has grown to become the UK’s largest bull stud.

Cogent is the leading exponent of sexed semen technology, exporting products to more than 40 countries around the world. Through its breeding programmes, the application of its pioneering sexed semen technology and its complete fertility management service, Cogent specialises in improving the efficiency of dairy and beef production systems.


Cogent, a pioneer of bovine sexed semen technology, continues its work today to improve processes and the research and development of new technologies which will aid the modern farming business.

Andrew Turner – Chief Executive Officer, Cogent


Whilst sexing, Cogent analyse around 500k sperm each second, approximately 1.5 billion sperm per hour