Five primary activities
Traditional poultry breeding
Hendrix Genetics is a leading multi-species breeding company with primary activities in layer, turkey, pig, aquaculture and traditional poultry breeding.
Minimizing the environmental impact of livestock production is a core priority at Hendrix Genetics. Animal production has an effect on the environment at each stage. Hendrix Genetics strives to eliminate any negative impact daily through improving animal genetics and ensuring that its own operations are ecologically sound. It takes a holistic approach to sustainability that is only possible by measuring the impact of animal production at every stage. Using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) - Hendrix Genetics can gain insights into a broader range of sustainability issues.
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:
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.
Hendrix Genetics and NPM Capital, a subsidiary of family owned SHV Holdings, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for NPM to become a minority shareholder in Hendrix Genetics, alongside existing shareholders via the issuing of new shares. Completion of the transaction is expected mid-year.
With effect from January 1, 2016, Johan van Arendonk will join Hendrix Genetics as Chief Innovation & Technology Officer. Van Arendonk will take over the role of Gerard Albers, who will become Director Innovations for Hendrix Genetics Innovations B.V. - a new entity designed to foster innovations beyond the scope of current R&D projects.
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
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