Salmon breeding

Our philosophy for salmon breeding

Our focus in salmon is to breed for high quality salmon eggs and smolts with the best survival, health and growth rates possible. Our genetic brand, Landcatch, contributes to the success of salmon producers as well as the development of the global salmon industry. This is done with effective solutions and a bio secure environment… right from the start.

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Facilities in top three salmon producing countries

Hendrix Genetics has a strong worldwide presence. We are the only salmon breeding company with production sites in Chile, Norway and Scotland (UK). These are the three top salmon-producing countries in the world. This enables us to leverage the ideal water conditions for the growth and maintenance of our breeding stock. We can also serve customers around the world with tailored quality salmon eggs. 

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Global benefits as a multi-species company

Breeding programs and global production sites are steered by one, central R&D team. This allows us to rapidly develop our salmon strains to meet the demands of international markets . At the same time we adapt our salmon strains to local situations and environmental challenges.

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Delivering results right from the start

Our state-of-the-art salmon breeding facilities and research lab are built to the highest standards. We have world class production of genetically superior, disease-free, salmon eggs. Our balanced breeding approach will deliver more growth and survivability with the specific traits that your region requires. 

More on salmon breeding at Landcatch
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Neil Manchester

Working together with the genetic expertise of Hendrix Genetics, Landcatch can speed up progress through access to more sophisticated tools and immense data handling capacity. This will enhance genetic progress, such as improving the quality of end-products, the growth rate of fish and their yield, as well as breakthroughs.