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June 22, 2020, by Teun van de BraakChicken stress using neuroscience to improve the health and welfare of laying hens
Hendrix Genetics is one of 20 partners working together as part of The ChickenStress European Training Network (ETN)
June 8, 2020, by Teun van de BraakIncreased focus on sustainability: breeding the long-life layer
Genetic progress in laying hens has never been so clearly visible in the field throughout the past decades.
April 30, 2020New management guide for alternative systems published online
The management guide for alternative housing systems has been updated by our team of technical experts.
April 9, 2020Achieving 500 Eggs in 100 Weeks in Free Range conditions in the United Kingdom
A flock of 32.000 Dekalb White birds reached 500.1 eggs at the age of 100 weeks at Wellington Farm in Bishops Frome (UK). Despite the harsh climatic conditions, e.g. it is raining more than 50% of th…
Oct. 4, 2019Using neuroscience to improve the health and welfare of laying hens
A multi-million European-wide project to improve the conditions of egg-laying chickens has launched today, coinciding with World Animal Day.
July 2, 2019, by Teun van de BraakBridging the gap between nations for successful cage-free transition
The transition to cage-free housing has left many egg producers in the US and Canada with questions on how to implement this new system successfully. For egg producers that have used the same systems…