May 29, 2020, by Hendrix GeneticsCongratulations and Jubilations – 2020 Egg and Poultry Award Finalists!
We are delighted to have been selected as finalists in three categories at this year’s Poultry Business Egg and Poultry Awards.
March 20, 2020, by Hendrix GeneticsHelping the food sector to maintain continuity of supply – COVID-19 update
In light of the current COVID-19 crisis we continue to monitor and follow government advice and assess show best to support our customers and indeed the whole supply chain, through this crisis. Ple...
Jan. 28, 2020Advancing animal welfare through sensing and AI technology
There is an urgent need to respond to consumers’ demands relating to animal welfare. To address this, the industry continues to transition to welfare-friendly systems, such as free range-egg farms ...
Jan. 28, 2020500 Eggs in 100 Weeks – Marking a landmark at Wellington Farm, Herefordshire
On 22 January Jeroen Visscher, Director of Layer Research & Development at Hendrix Genetics joined representatives from Country Fresh Pullets and Joice and Hill, at Wellington Farm, to mark a l...
Dec. 13, 2019, by Hendrix GeneticsJack McAlister - finalist in the Zoetis-NFU Poultry Trainee Awards
The finalists for the Zoetis-NFU Poultry Trainee Award span the industry - from a hatchery to broiler growing and free-range egg production. And since the original award in 2007 this is the first t...
Dec. 12, 2019, by Hendrix GeneticsWarren and Bovans selected for “First of a Kind” Rearing System
Knowledge, experience and the right breedVencomatic recently opened the doors of its ‘first-of-a-kind’ Bolegg Starter Rearing System at well-attended open day, at Yorkshire Farmhouse Eggs in North ...
Oct. 25, 2019, by Hendrix GeneticsWell done Josie – A well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award!
The annual conference for British Free Range Egg Producers Association (BFREPA) was held on Tuesday 15th October 2019. Prior to the conference the BFREPA Gala Dinner and Awards, in association with...
April 30, 2019, by Teun van de BraakHendrix Genetics outperform the competition in the 40th North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Test
The North Carolina Layer Performance and Management Test is an annual, independent trial meant to assist the poultry industry in evaluating the performance of the top commercial layer products in v...
Feb. 12, 2019Coming your way - insects, artificial intelligence and virtual reality!
Hendrix Genetics Innovations was founded in 2016 with a remit to explore new technologies to understand their potential impact on the business, partners, and clients, and to support innovative star...
Nov. 19, 2018Achieving egg weight targets that match market trends
With our range of brands, finding the right genetics for your flock is easy with Joice and Hill. All of our breeds show a very quick rise in early egg size but genetically the Bovans Brown and ISA ...
Sept. 25, 2018‘Don’t get hangry, get cracking’ - British Egg Week
With British Egg Week 2018 (8-14 October) coming up, British Lion eggs has developed a toolkit to help retailers, food manufacturers and caterers to start planning how to make the most of the week.
July 3, 2018Going ‘cage free’ by 2025 - welfare consequences for laying hens
The commitment of the UK’s (remaining) major supermarkets to only sell shell eggs from non-caged birds, from 2025 will have a significant impact on the lives of millions of hens.
July 3, 2018Breeding for prolonged laying cycles in laying hens, a breeding programme explained!
In just 6o years layer breeding has produced modern hybrids with performance and persistency characteristics that would have astonished the breeding pioneers of past generations.
May 3, 2018German Free-Range Farm Achieves 500 Eggs in 100 weeks
A flock of 40,000 Dekalb White layers have become the first commercial layers in Germany to achieve the 500 eggs in 100 weeks milestone.
May 3, 2018, by Frans van SambeekLaying hens unlock natural defences to ward off disease
A new genetic link to the immune system in laying hens has been discovered that could result in laying hens being born resistant to many diseases.
March 21, 2018, by Johan van ArendonkAn insight into the Genetics Applied to Livestock Production World Congress
In February of this year, the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production was held. Get to know the insights, trends and key outcomes of the event.
Feb. 23, 2018Egg consumption figures bring good news (and a cloud on the horizon)
There was good news and bad news for egg producers in February. Happily, its mainly good news, as British consumers continue to increase their consumption of eggs with great enthusiasm and eggs con...
Jan. 5, 2018Feeding for successful flocks in free range, barn and organic production systems!
Globally, much of the recent work on nutrition has been based on the needs of birds housed in intensive systems. However, there are significant differences, particularly in energy requirements, for...
Oct. 18, 2017First 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...