Dr Bernard de Geus has been appointed Director of the Breed4Food consortium. As from 1 June 2013, he will lead the research consortium which is a collaborative effort comprising four animal breeding companies and Wageningen UR.
Hendrix Genetics joins the International Poultry Council, a platform for poultry industry leaders from around the world to discuss and address issues of trade, science, and improve relations among nations.
Hendrix Genetics has launched a new initiative to help connect academic research in animal genetics and commercial breeding. A group of scientists, researchers, students and geneticists from around the world joined the Hendrix Genetics Academy for its first three day program exploring the theme “Connecting Science and Industry".
Affordable and higher quality food will result from new genetic advances inspired by a unique industry collaboration. Two of the world’s largest animal breeding companies aim to achieve further breakthroughs in the field of genomics during the next three years of a joint development agreement (JDA).
President of France, Mr. François Hollande visited the booth of Hendrix Genetics at the opening day of the agrcultural exhibition SPACE in Rennes.
Hendrix Genetics is dedicated to delivering Better Breeding Today. Consequently, they have established a new world-class Research & Development centre in France. The new Genomics Laboratory is a central hub for global molecular DNA work for all Hendrix Genetics divisions, and is already producing new innovations in breeding.
Hendrix Genetics, three other companies and Wageningen University & Research have signed a Letter of Intent to reinforce the position of the Netherlands as an innovative livestock breeding country through the Breed4Food initiative.
Hendrix Genetics has received special acknowledgement for `the best results achieved by a Dutch company on the Russian market`.
Hendrix Genetics had the privilege to welcome His Excellency Mr. Pierre Ménat, French Ambassador in the Netherlands.
Institut de Sélection Animale (ISA) today announced the construction of a brand new (Grand) Parent Stock hatchery in the Netherlands. With a capacity of about 5 million Parent Stock per year, the new hatchery not only reflects the growth that the company has experienced over the last couple of years, but also a commitment to serve the global egg industry in the most sustainable manner possible. “The new hatchery will mark the success we have enjoyed in recent years, yet at the same time, fully supports the ambitions we have to expand our business in the face of a number of global welfare challenges”, said Servé Hermans, ISA’s Managing Director.