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Chicken 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)

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ISA continues to grow in China

by Mu Shi JiBeijing NongXiao Poultry Industry imported 13,000 ISA GPS chicks

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Increased 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.

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Considerations for better hatchability

The success of the continuous supply of day-old chicks is highly dependent on both fertility and hatchability.

New management guide for alternative systems published online

The management guide for alternative housing systems has been updated by our team of technical experts.

Lemon Pavlova

The pavlova cake has been popular since it was created more than a century ago, it truly is an all-time favorite. Many varieties are known, but the Lemon Pavlova works so well because the sweetness o…

Reaching 500 eggs in Honduras!

During the Atlanta Poultry Show, Hendrix Genetics recognised an egg producer from Honduras with an award for their excellence in egg production. They have managed a flock of more than 90.000 Dekalb W…

Achieving 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…

Layer Vision, Issue 22 Now Available

All over the world, eggs continue to be an important source of protein. Affordable, nutritious and versatile, no matter your culture, eggs have a place on the global menu. However, each region has th…

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Insight on 2019 and beyond

As 2019 draws to a close and we enter a new decade in 2020, we’d like to reflect on past accomplishments and plans for the new year. Throughout another busy year, it has been an honor and a pleasure …

Schothorst Feed Research achieves 510,7 eggs

We’re pleased to highlight another successful flock that has surpassed 500 eggs per hen housed. Schothorst Feed Research is an independent research organization, based in the Netherlands, that develo…

What is Egg Quality

As a result of the large diversity in the potential uses of eggs and the subsequent demands of the consumer, it is quite a challenge to define egg quality according to everyone’s standard.

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Celebrating World Egg Day 2019

As members of the egg industry, we're proud to take a day to celebrate the power of the egg: World Egg Day 2019.

Using 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.

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Layer Vision, Issue 21 Now Available

We have so many great stories to share from the last few months in the laying hen world.

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Producer achieves 500 eggs in an organic system

It is with great pleasure that we recognize the first Dekalb White to reach over 500 eggs within 100 weeks of age in an organic system.

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A multi-generational visit from Young Kong Farms

The Huang family, founders of Young Kong Farms, visited the Ploufragan head office in France.

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Bridging 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…

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Eggs: Friend or Foe?

We know that eggs are a nutrient-dense food, a rich source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, particularly vitamin D, vitamin B12, selenium and choline. However, scientific opinion on th…