Hendrix Genetics Laying Hens

Hendrix Genetics Laying Hens

We aim to provide value at every stage of the egg value chain from breeding and genetics to delivering healthy, best quality eggs to the end consumer. We have always embraced the past to catch the future, and as a result of our strong history in poultry breeding, Hendrix Genetics has over 100 years of experience in layer breeding and genetics. We offer a regional approach for each market by offering different layer breeds marketed under our strong 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 poultry breeding,
  • a keen focus on product development and laying hens performance
  • a mission to support the animal protein value chain with innovative and sustainable genetic solutions.
  • setting the standard for sustainable poultry breeding

Sharing knowledge is just one of the ways to ensure egg producers are set up for success. Review our Technical Support portal below to get the best performance possible from your laying hens.

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Explore our Technical Support Portal

Management

Management requires careful attention to the farm environment, including ventilation, temperature, and lighting. Learn more about environmental conditions.

Hatching

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 welfare in your flock.

Nutrition

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

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.

Biosecurity

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.

Eggs

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.

Breeding

Breeding is at the core of what we do. Accurate data collection and clear selection objectives all go into delivering strong genetic solutions.

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