Welcome to Joice and Hill

a Hendrix Genetics Company

Hatching High Performance Laying Hens

Joice and Hill Poultry is the UK Distributor for the world class egg laying hens, bred by Hendrix Genetics, including the Bovans Brown, one of the world’s leading brown egg laying hens and the Dekalb White, known as the most productive white egg layers.

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

We have a committed team of staff with a wealth of technical and commercial layer hen experience. The pursuit of customer service and exceptional day-old 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 large egg layer flock sizes often needed by our customers.

Our modern hatchery is fully accredited within the Lion Code and Poultry Health Scheme and audited to ensure we exceed the high standards of hygiene, biosecurity and traceability required by the poultry industry. National technical support is given by a dedicated UK based team backed by Hendrix Genetics technicians, nutritionists, layer hen and production system specialists, and veterinarians from France and the Netherlands.

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

Free Range Breeds with Proven Performance

Hendrix Genetics are focused on innovation and excellence in egg layer breeding. Our layer breeds, such as the 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 egg layers that show excellent performance over extended cycles, in all housing systems.

Latest News

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See us on stand 12 at the Pig & Poultry Fair 2022!

The 2022 Fair takes place on 9th and 10th May and is a much-anticipated opportunity for the industry to get together after a four-year break.

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Intuition and trust deliver success at Manor Farm

Looking to diversify, Simon and Victoria Elwess of Manor Farm discovered that many friends and neighbours had found the addition of poultry to be a good fit alongside existing activities.

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Introducing the Vision 365 ten year plan

Join the movement to double global egg consumption by 2032! Vision 365 was launched by the IEC to unleash the potential of eggs by developing the nutritional reputation of eggs on a global scale.