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Hybrid Winter Events

Do you want to connect with our team face-to-face? Experts in management and genetics will be on hand to meet with you at these key poultry events. 

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Cold weather ventilation series - Check for leaks

Winter is coming… and just because the temperatures are beginning to drop, doesn’t mean that our work in the barns slows down.

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Hendrix Genetics appoints new Managing Director Swine

Following the appointment of Raf Beeren as Managing Director Business Unit Turkeys, Hendrix Genetics announced that Luis Prieto Garcia will succeed Raf Beeren in the position of Managing Director B...

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Dawajine 2017

The Dawajine tradeshow, held in Casablanca, Morocco, celebrated its 20th anniversary. 

Construction continues - this time on new farms

There has been a lot of mention in the news about new turkey hatcheries in the USA. In order for these hatcheries to produce poults they first need to receive eggs; which is why we are excited to s...

Genomic Selection

Hendrix Genetics’ Genomic Selection breeding program enhances accuracy for genetic selection. With this technique, we welcome our customers into a new era of genomic breeding that integrates accura...

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Water sanitation is hard work!

We are pleased to present a highly informative article on water sanitation from our guest contributor, Ross Thoreson. Ross is the President of Best Veterinary Solutions, an animal health manufactur...

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Top management changes to realize our ambitious plans

Hendrix Genetics’ ambitious Vision 2020 plan calls for significant growth and investment. A successful transition of the organization structure is part of the plan and a natural step in the develop...

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Poult Reporting Tool – A proactive approach to quality control

A tool designed to track metrics that impact poult quality in ‘real-time’ and use that information to make improvements.

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Hendrix Genetics hosts grand opening of new turkey hatchery in Nebraska

A rare opportunity presented itself to the local community, government and city officials, when they were invited to tour and learn about the new Hendrix Genetics parent stock turkey hatchery in Be...

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Supplying solutions from science to society

The third Hendrix Genetics Academy focused on using the connection between science and industry professionals to search together for solutions to ensure a safe, sustainable and affordable food supp...

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Hendrix Genetics breaks ground on new commercial turkey hatchery

There was an air of excitement in Beresford, South Dakota today as Hendrix Genetics and local officials welcomed the community to a ground-breaking ceremony on their new commercial turkey hatchery....

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There’s a mouse in the (poultry) house: Exterior and interior strategies for rodent control

As the weather cools, rodents seek refuge indoors where there is easy access to food and water. Rodents are vectors for spreading disease, which can put your flock at risk, so it is important to ha...

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SPACE 2017: Here is what you missed

From September 12-15 in Rennes, France, the SPACE tradeshow welcomed over 100,000 attendees with 1,140 stands. Our team was there to meet with existing customers and prospects from France, Europe, ...

Common welfare practices applied globally

Maintaining high standards for the health and welfare of the animals in our care is one of our biggest priorities. 

Hybrid Fall Events

Do you want to connect with our team face-to-face? Experts in management and genetics will be on hand to meet with you at these key poultry shows. Come visit with us at the shows below to find out ...

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The Hendrix Genetics research advantage

Hendrix Genetics has a large pool of talented researchers. They thrive in a collaborative, innovative and sustainable environment. All while focusing on creating value for the animal protein value ...

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First parent stock delivery of turkeys to China

The successful delivery of turkeys to this new territory is just one example of how our global supply network gives customers access to Hybrid genetics anywhere in the world. 

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Attracting Millennials to Agriculture

As the average age of workers in the turkey industry continues to rise, we must consider ways to attract and invest in the next generation. To help us gain a better understanding of how we can do t...

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Keep your cool with these ventilation tips

Keeping the barn at the right temperature and humidity level is very important for the comfort and performance of our birds. Often I hear questions from customers on the best method for ventilating...

New turkey facility in Gage County breaks ground

New grandparent facility to provide turkey eggs to hatchery in Beatrice NE, USA

Innovative Grand Parent Facility Takes Shape in France

We are excited to report the progress of the new Grand Parent turkey facility in Sennevières, France. This new farm features increased capacity and the newest innovations in biosecurity.

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Summer Hatching - What do you need to watch for?

The first successful artificial hatch of eggs dates back hundreds of years and occurred in ancient Egypt, where the climate was that of a desert: hot and dry. Hatchery workers understood that egg s...

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Hendrix Genetics partners with Heering and Veit on new distribution fleet

New, modern fleet to include 16 vehicles to transport Hybrid eggs and poults throughout the USANew fleet represents a $5 million investment in advanced logistics for the USA turkey industry

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Hendrix Genetics announces new commercial hatchery in Beresford, SD

Strategically located turkey hatchery to provide 30 million day-old Hybrid poults.Hendrix Genetics estimates over 100 temporary and permanent jobs will be created because of the project. Commercial...

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Jerry Moye appointed new member of International Advisory Board

Hendrix Genetics has appointed Jerry Moye as new member of its International Advisory Board (IAB).  The appointment takes effect on 22 June 2017. 

VIV Russia 2017: Here's what you missed

On May 23-25, VIV Russia was held in Moscow with a high number of local attendees as well as those from neighboring countries. Below are some of the highlights from the show.

Hybrid Summer Events

With the arrival of summer, the tradeshow season is slowing down; however there are still a number of important events happening around the world where you can connect with the Hybrid team.

Turkey Vision gathers industry leaders in Toronto

Turkey Vision Toronto took place on May 16-18, 2017, gathering together leaders from North and South America to focus on the future of the industry.

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Hybrid Turkeys receives funding for $6 million genomic selection project

Academia, government, industry partners and funding recipients attended a press conference at the University of Guelph on Friday as Kate Young, Canadian Parliamentary Secretary for Science, announc...

Hendrix Genetics helps feed local kids

A team from Hendrix Genetics, along with parents, students and other community partners, volunteered at a local school to celebrate the success of the Live Free Campaign that raises money to help f...

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Small but mighty: Caring for your poults to unlock their potential

Watching a flock of poults in the first days of life strutting around the barn, chirping, and eating well is one the best sights for a turkey producer. Not only because these little birds are cute ...

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Hendrix Genetics innovates with blockchain

Blockchain is the hottest technology that’s available today. It has the potential to make processes more democratic, secure, transparent, and efficient. Now that the technology is available, we bel...

2017 London Poultry Show: Here's what you missed

Hybrid’s spring events circuit kicked off last week at the London Poultry Show hosted by the Poultry Industry Council in London, Ontario, Canada. The Hybrid team was fortunate enough to attend and ...

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Is your fowl acting foul? Check your feed.

Turkeys can sometimes develop aggressive behaviour towards each other and to people during the growing period.  Aggressive behaviour can be caused by management factors such as lighting, ventilatio...

Hybrid Spring Events

With the spring trade show circuit in progress and some of the most exciting conferences and networking events taking place, our team is gearing up for a busy season. Read on to discover where you ...

Hybrid Turkeys announces major investments in USA supply chain.

Hybrid Turkeys announces major investments in USA supply chain. US market to receive day old commercial turkeys direct from primary breeder. Top quality poults to meet the demands of the modern ind...

Genomic Selection in the Turkey Breeding Program

Hendrix Genetics has been applying genomic selection in the pig and layer breeding programs for several years already and we are now excited to announce recent initiatives to integrate this technol...

Hendrix Genetics Pledges $68,000 to Local Nutrition Programs

Hendrix Genetics is committed to giving back, not only to the industries in which we do business, but also to the communities in which we work.

Hendrix Genetics shows fresh new look at EuroTier

EuroTier, the world's largest animal livestock show, has opened its doors for the 2016 edition. Hendrix Genetics presents a fresh new look to the audience as a result of a revised brand strategy.

Hendrix Genetics on the brink of a new era

We would like to explain our new story, paint you our future and how this affects all of us.

Hybrid in action - Russia

The Russian turkey industry is rapidly evolving and we are pleased to highlight recent activities in this region.

Hendrix Genetics Showcases $200,000 Investment in North American Poultry Laboratory

Providing high health, salmonella-negative flocks and ensuring clean and pathogen-free facilities are our top priority. For this reason, we are proud to highlight the recent expansion of our North ...

Enhanced efforts in feed conversion

Feed conversion measurement is an important part of our pedigree breeding program. We have implemented an enhanced prototype in order to provide more information on each individual bird.

Investment in new turkey hatchery, USA

This investment in a new turkey hatchery is representative of our commitment to fulfilling the needs of our clients and continuing to support the US turkey industry