Welcome to Joice & Hill

A Hendrix Genetics Company

Modern Breeding and Hatching Facilities

Joice and Hill Poultry is the UK Distributor for the world class brands of Hendrix Genetics, including the Bovans Brown, one of the world’s leading egg laying breeds.

It is our goal to unlock the genetic potential of these layers through the pursuit of superior chick quality, after sales service and our partnership approach which delivers exceptional support to our customers.

We have a committed team of staff with a wealth of technical and commercial experience. The pursuit of customer service and chick quality lies at the core of our day to day activities. Operating modern breeding and hatching facilities we have the capacity to supply and deliver the high volumes often needed by our customer. Our hatchery is fully accredited within the Lion Code and Poultry Health Scheme and audited to ensure they exceed the high standards of hygiene, bio-security and traceability required by the poultry industry. 

National technical support is given by a dedicated UK based team backed by Hendrix Genetics technicians; nutritionists, breed and production system specialists and veterinarians from France and the Netherlands.

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Nick Bailey

Our chick quality is second to none and we support each flock throughout the cycle, to ensure their full genetic potential is realised

Nick Bailey
Nick Bailey

Our Products

Hendrix Genetics are focused on innovation and excellence in animal breeding. Their layer breeds, such as the ISA Brown, Bovans Brown, Dekalb White, Shaver Brown and Warren can trace their ancestry to famous breeders in Europe and North America. A commitment to R&D which is unmatched by rivals has resulted in world class modern hybrid layers that show excellent performance over extended cycles, in all housing systems.

Latest News

Revolutionary Kipster Layer Farm Opened

In September the first Kipster farm was officially opened. This is the most state-of-the-art layer farm in the world. Hendrix Genetics is a proud partner in this concept and the first Dekalb White ...

It’s Official – Runny Eggs Back On The Menu!

Pregnant women, babies and elderly people can now enjoy dippy eggs again for the first time since the 1980s – as long as they have the British Lion mark on. 

First Flock of Scottish Shavers Judged ‘Outstanding’

This year’s Scottish Egg Quality Awards were held at the Murrayshall Hotel, Scone, on Thursday 13th July. Nick Bailey and Dick McGillvary attended as guests of Iain Campbell from For Farmers and we...