Our breeds

Meet our Layer Breeds

To provide the right genetic solution for each market, we offer white, brown, black and special layer breeds marketed under different strong brands. We continue to develop this range of layer breeds to make sure that we keep providing the best layer breeds for the different egg markets. We offer a variety of high quality White and Brown egg layers, there is always a chicken breed suited to your housing system and regional egg market needs. Our layer breeds that are marketed under our six main poultry brand (ISA, Dekalb, Shaver, Bovans, Babcock and Hisex) are recognized all over the globe for producing the highest amount of 1st quality eggs, clearly proven by the North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Tests. From each of our main brands we offer a brown and a white feathered variety, next to these we also have Shaver Black and Bovans Black layer breeds, characterized by their black feathering and beautiful brown eggs. Our laying hens deliver prolific egg numbers, excellent egg quality, and outstanding livability. Selected for the right behavior, resulting in easy to manage birds. For every different segment in the global egg market we are able to offer a perfect match. All these characteristics of the Hendrix Genetics laying hens are the reason for our steady growth and increasing popularity in the global egg market. Did you know that our ISA Brown laying hens are the most common brown egg laying chickens walking around the globe, and that our Dekalb White laying hens are becoming a staple in many cage-free white egg markets across the globe.

Next to our main brown and white egg layer breeds, we also offer different varieties: our special breeds. Our special chicken breeds are characterized by their unique features, the Warren for their exceptional feathering and free-range behavior, the Noirans for their very dark and chocolate brown eggs, and the Azur for their beautiful blue eggs.

Each breed has a dedicated webpage with a full suite of performance standards and brand specific information on their rich history and distinct values.

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