Hendrix Genetics Laying Hens
We aim to provide value at every stage of the value chain from breeding and genetics to delivering healthy, good quality eggs to the end consumer. Hendrix Genetics has over fifty years of experience in layer breeding and genetics. We offer a regional approach for each market by offering six different layer brands.
By partnering with Hendrix Genetics, you will gain the benefit our appreciation of the past and an eye to the future. This can be summed up as
- a long history of continuous improvement and dedication to excellence in breeding,
- a keen focus on product development and performance, and
- a mission to feed the world with innovative and sustainable solutions.
Sharing knowledge is just one of the ways to ensure egg producers are set up for success. Review our Resource portal below to get the best performance possible from your birds.
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Breeding is at the core of what we do. Accurate data collection and clear selection objectives all go into delivering strong genetic solutions.
Proper processes and systems in incubation are important for healthy development and good performance. Learn more about incubation factors such as temperature and humidity.
Health & Welfare
The health and welfare of the flock is the main concern of any egg producer. Learn more about reaching genetic potential by managing health and wellness in your flock.
The egg, is a healthy, affordable protein with a low carbon footprint. Learn more about achieving good egg quality including shell strength and color, yolk color, internal quality, egg weight, etc.
Management requires careful attention to the farm environment, including ventilation, temperature, and lighting. Learn more about environmental conditions.
Biosecurity involves keeping facilities safe and disease-free. Learn more about the important areas of biosecurity including cleanliness and disinfection, personal hygiene and contaminant control.
Good nutrition will help birds achieve growth milestones, strong livability and low feed conversion ratios. Learn more about guidelines on diet formulation and feeding strategies.
Poultry diseases can negatively affect the health and performance of your flock. Learn more about how to diagnose chicken diseases based on the clinical signs, and how to prevent and treat disease.
Marek's disease is an important neoplastic disease in birds caused by a serotype 1 specific herpesvirus; it is controlled by vaccination. In commercial breeders and layers in Brazil, current vac…