Invest & Improve
Laying hen improvement is the result of investment and continuous improvement. We heavily invest in our global R&D centers and testing methods to ensure accurate, efficient data collection. The result is continuous improvement laying hens for you. Providing better value with every new flock of laying hens that enters your poultry barn.
Global R&D centers
All of our facilities are designed with high biosecurity and efficiency standards in mind. We are also always looking to automate certain processes that elevate accuracy.
The presence of global R&D centers allow us to offer a “glocal” solution that is tailored for your needs. Through all of these investments, our products are continuously improving over the generations.
Our global R&D centers and their proximity to the parent stock hatcheries allow us to safeguard the supply of parent stock in the unfortunate event of calamities. We have invested heavily to expand our global network of hatcheries and grand parent stock farms, all to facilitate a smooth delivery of the newest generation of poultry genetics to your farms.
In all of our layer breeds, we focus on key traits that matter to you: livability, egg quality, productivity, animal welfare and reliability. A large part of this advancement is due to the longer testing cycles of up to 100 weeks.
By measuring performance longer, we are able to select the laying hens that will be healthy and more productive in our customers’ barns for a longer period of time. Year over year, you can count on steady, measurable improvements in the performance of the Hendrix Genetics laying hens.
Keeping your flocks of laying hens longer offers clear benefits, both in terms of animal welfare, economics and for enhanced sustainability. It leads directly to higher welfare with fewer birds needed to produce the same number of eggs. Additionally, it saves production costs with a shorter downtime period and the pullet/once-per-cycle costs can be diluted over a much longer production period. In the end, the amazing long-life laying hen helps the bird herself, the farmer, the egg-industry, and the planet.