Hendrix Genetics is a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer, turkey, pig, aquaculture and traditional poultry breeding.


Driving Sustainability Through Genetic Diversity

Genetic Resources are the building blocks of life. They can be defined as living material that includes genes of present and potential value for humans. Genetic diversity is key to sustainability: without genetic variation we cannot meet present demands or improve our stocks for future needs. By safeguarding and promoting genetic diversity through new and novel molecular techniques and sophisticated breeding programs, and contributing to preserving the global gene pool, Hendrix Genetics nurtures its Genetic Resources to ensure that they contribute to global food security. 


Our strategy is founded on four strategic pillars

Four Strategic Pillars

To fulfill our mission and to realize our full potential, Hendrix Genetics is inspired to be the global leader in animal breeding. With this goal in mind, we have developed a strategy founded on strengthening four key pillars of our business:

Animal Breeding: selecting the best animals with computer based models

Animal Breeding

Animal breeding or genetics is the area of science where experts are trying to steer the frequency of certain genes by combining the most superior or desired inidividual animals to be the parents of the next generation. This process is focused on getting improved offspring who are on average better than the previous generation. Statistical models are used to compute the differences between animals and predict the genetic value of their offspring.  Information and data from all types of measurements contribute to increasingly more reliable breeding values. On the whole the science and practice of animal breeding has been a major contributing factor to the improvement made in livestock production.

Hendrix Genetics' primary activities: layer, turkey, traditional poultry, pig and aquaculture breeding.

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Over many years, we have accumulated expertise and resources and leveraged our roots in farming to develop the relevant, high quality multi-species breeding solutions that we offer today.

Isa Poultry Hybrid Turkeys Hypor Landcatch Natural Selection Caringa

Challenging the US layer market

Through the purchase of Midwest Farms LLC and two hatcheries in Pennsylvania and Virginia, ISA has created a new distribution company called “Hendrix-ISA” to serve the US market with premium quality layers and a capacity to produce close to 1 million commercial layers a week

Holland Center launched in China

Dutch Minister Ploumen for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation launched the Holland Center in Shanghai in China on Monday 27 October 2014. The center is aimed at strengthening the business collaboration between Chinese and Dutch companies in the agri & food sector.

New Global Multi Species Aquaculture Company Formed

Pioneering Scottish company Landcatch, the aquaculture breeding division of Hendrix Genetics has signed an agreement to become a 45 per cent shareholder in Seattle-based Troutlodge, Inc, the world’s largest rainbow trout egg producer.