Layer Breeding

Layer Breeding 

Institut de Sélection Animale (ISA) is the Layer Breeding division of Hendrix Genetics.

With roots dating back to the first half of the 20th century, ISA is the world´s leading breeder of brown and white egg layers, which thrive in both traditional and alternative production systems and in different climatic conditions. The mission of ISA is to breed laying hens that are capable of laying 500 first quality eggs per hen housed to enable more sustainable egg production and to help egg producers make higher returns on flock investments. Hence ISA’s motto: Eggs Earth Earnings.

Besides layer breeding, ISA produces and sells layer parent stock to 300 distributors who produce and sell laying hens to thousands of egg producers around the world, under the brand names Isa, Babcock, Shaver, Hisex, Bovans and Dekalb. In Europe, ISA combines its parent stock business with the production and sales of laying hens to egg producers. The laying hens are available in the market under the brand names: Isa, Babcock, Shaver, Hisex, Bovans and Dekalb.

ISA employs around 400 people of many different nationalities and with expertise in the fields of genetics, animal husbandry, hatchery, nutrition, veterinary science and business. The headquarters of ISA is located in Boxmeer, the Netherlands.

Visit the website of Institut de Sélection Animale (ISA).