Sept. 11, 2018Hendrix Genetics Layers awarded AI Free Compartment status
All Hendrix Genetics Layers' breeding complexes, GPS farms, rearing farms, and hatcheries in the Netherlands have been awarded AI Free compartment status by the Dutch Food and Consumer Product Auth...
July 27, 2018, by Hans van SleeuwenEuropean technical distributors meeting held in the Netherlands
Sharing knowledge and connecting individuals in the value chain is one of our aims as an industry leader. A recent technical distributor meeting held in Uden, The Netherlands was one example puttin...
June 27, 2018, by Paulien RuttenHow to feed layers for longer production cycles and high performance
When layers are kept in production for 100 weeks instead of 60 or 80 weeks, egg output and the associated export of nutrients is much higher. High performing birds need a perfect feeding strategy t...
June 15, 2018, by Hans van SleeuwenGerman egg producer reaches 500 eggs with Dekalb White
Our breeding goal of 500 quality eggs in 100 weeks of age without molt is becoming more and more real and visible in the field, particularly so in Germany. We recently awarded the Büter family to c...
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.
March 11, 2018, by Peter ArtsContinuing to build strong connections in South Africa
With such a dynamic and growing market, we are excited to report our latest activities in Africa. Representatives from our sales and technical team recently visited Dekalb customers in South Africa...
Dec. 5, 2017, by Hendrix Genetics LayersHendrix Genetics participated in Norwegian poultry event FJØR
Last month, the Norwegian Cooperative FelleskjØpet organized FJØR, a yearly event for the poultry industry where representatives can network, exchange information, and hear technical presentations....
Nov. 8, 2017Successful seminars held in Alberta with Sunrise hatchery
During the last week of October, Hendrix Genetics and Sunrise hatchery conducted seminars in Alberta, Canada. Sunrise hatchery distributes Shaver White, Dekalb White and ISA Brown commercial layers.
Oct. 17, 2017Animal welfare - our responsibility to the entire protein supply chain
Enhancing the welfare of our layers is not just important for today’s end consumers and for a more transparent food supply chain, we believe it is also the right thing to do. For this reason, we ha...
Sept. 19, 2017, by Maartje HendrickxRevolutionary layer farm with Dekalb White officially opened
Last week (on September 15) the first Kipster farm was officially opened. This is the most state-of-the-art layer farm in the world. The farm is located on the Wusterveld in the town of Venray. Thi...
Aug. 19, 2017Dekalb ‘top athletes’ deliver 503.7 eggs for Niels Quicken
Attention to detail is required to collect more than 500 eggs, as Niels Quicken explains
June 9, 2017, by Paulien RuttenHow to feed layers for a longer production cycle and high performance
Higher laying rates, better persistency and longer production cycles are observed over time (Fig. 1). This trend will continue as breeding companies, egg producers, and animal feed companies collab...
March 28, 2017Dekalb White hens to be first occupants of innovative layer house
Environmentally friendly farm with lots of innovations.