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About Hendrix Genetics

Hendrix Genetics serves the animal protein value chain with genetic solutions in layers, turkeys, swine, salmon, trout and traditional poultry. Founded in 2005, the company has evolved through natural growth and the acquisition and integration of leading genetics companies. Its aim is to create value, while focusing on collaboration, innovation and sustainability. Hendrix Genetics is dedicated to generating solutions for the animal protein sector that meet the challenges of food production. Backed by a strong portfolio of leading brands, Hendrix Genetics provides expertise and resources to producers worldwide with operations and joint ventures in 24 countries, and more than 2,800 employees. With respect and care for people, animals and the environment, Hendrix Genetics is committed to delivering better breeding today, for a brighter life tomorrow.

Quick facts

  • Over 3,400 employees
  • operates from locations in more than 25 countries worldwide
  • Privately held, with majority shareholder, Thijs Hendrix Beheer BV
  • Primary breeding activities in layers, turkeys, colored broilers, swine, salmon, trout and shrimp
  • We have long term strategic minority shareholders, such as:

-NPM Capital

-Family Van den Berg

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More on each species

At Hendrix Genetics our turkeys team is focused on ensuring the success of our customers and the global turkey industry as a whole. Through commercial distribution we offer a reliable supply of leading genetics as well as access to a team of global turkey experts.

Hendrix Genetics has a world class portfolio of layer brands that together make it a world leader in the industry. With customers in most countries around the world, this is the most international division within the company. Hendrix Genetics has a strong focus on sustainability and innovation as well as new industry leading practices in animal welfare.

Hendrix Genetics' salmon breeding division is unique in the world, being based in two of the largest salmon producing countries in the world. Being on the ground in the UK and Chile.

We are the world leaders in both quality and market share in the trout industry. With operations based in the Northwest United States, we aim to supply the world with quality trout eggs all year round.

Hendrix Genetics' swine breeding program dates back over 50 years when the first Hypor product was sold. We are part of a global system that is leading genetic progress and providing customers with innovative and sustainable solutions. With global operations in Spain, Canada and France.

Since 2017 Hendrix Genetics partners with Kona Bay to run a high quality, high health Pacific whiteleg shrimp breeding program. From our facilities on the Island of Kauai, Hawaii, we deliver shrimp breeders to all major shrimp producing countries in the world.

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