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Feb. 27, 2019, by Rianne StrikHow to explain the evolution of animal breeding in one minute
Ever felt at a loss when asked how animal breeding factors into the food chain?
Feb. 26, 2019, by Madeline MusselmanBacking up our commitment to animal welfare with action
Animal welfare is priority focus area within Hendrix Genetics. It’s easy to make this statement, but more challenging to translate this statement into real, tangible actions. With facilities all ov...
Feb. 26, 2019, by Bram VisserSeven mathematicians, five days – one turkey body weight challenge
We recently participated in a fast-paced workshop in collaboration with Wageningen University. SWI is an event where mathematicians work in groups to examine six industry challenges from a variety ...
Feb. 12, 2019, by Marcel HuijsmansHendrix Genetics and Nutreco partner to deliver sustainable shrimp solutions in Ecuador
Hendrix Genetics, in partnership with Nutreco and Ecuacultivos, will invest in Ecuador to establish a state-of-the-art shrimp hatchery. The hatchery will deliver high quality, high health Pacific w...
Jan. 29, 2019, by Marcel HuijsmansWatch the first of our new video series – We are Hendrix Genetics
We are pleased to present the first of Hendrix Genetics’ video series: We are Hendrix Genetics.
Jan. 29, 2019, by Johan van ArendonkBreed4Food shares research on the environmental impact of animal breeding
Recent results from a study conducted in partnership with Wageningen University, Breed4Food, and Hendrix Genetics show the environmental impact of different species in relation to their contributio...
Dec. 13, 2018, by Rianne StrikLet’s help feed the world together, what do you value most?
At the end of the year we always look back to see what we have accomplished, how we can improve and how to best continue our way forward. Bringing you innovations, sustainability and much more coll...
Nov. 29, 2018, by Marcel HuijsmansAlternative Turkey Breed Acquires 1-star “Better Life” Quality Label
Across all areas of the marketplace, consumers are demanding choice. More and more subscribe to the belief that what we buy reflects who we are. Food production is no different, and with this appet...
Nov. 27, 2018, by Blair McCorristonHendrix Genetics hosts grand opening of new turkey hatchery in South Dakota
83,000 square foot facility to hatch commercial turkeys for the North American market35 million egg capacity60 new positions to support hatchery operationsHatchery represents a $25 million investme...
Nov. 15, 2018, by Marcel HuijsmansInvesting in better supply and better breeds for African farmers
We are excited to announce that Hendrix Genetics has been awarded a multi-year grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve poultry production in Africa. The goals of the Sustaina...
Nov. 7, 2018, by Marcel HuijsmansHendrix Genetics to work with African farmers to develop their preferred chickens
Hendrix Genetics receives grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to improve the lives of African poultry farmers
July 23, 2018, by Neil ManchesterCreating a sustainable and prosperous future for aquaculture
In June of 2018 the world’s leading experts were brought together in Norway at the Hendrix Genetics sponsored AquaVision 2018. Dr. George Chamberlain presented a keynote presentation where he share...
June 15, 2018, by Victor SantiagoIn house IT breeding specialists fuel our genetic engine
Let us introduce you to what powers our genetic engine and how our specialists harness big data to create value for the animal protein chain.
June 8, 2018, by Neil ManchesterHendrix Genetics making a splash at AquaVision 2018
Hendrix Genetic sponsors AquaVision 2018, where Dr. Chamberlain will address the conference about the future of the shrimp industry as one of the keynote speakers.
June 6, 2018, by Neil ManchesterRodrigo Torrijo elected to SalmonChile board of directors
Rodrigo Torrijo of Hendrix Genetics to sit on the board of directors for SalmonChile.
May 31, 2018, by Peter ArtsAdvancing Africa’s poultry outcomes through collaboration
We have entered and invested in a partnership that will advance R&D and overall excellence in the industry throughout the continent.
May 17, 2018, by Marcel HuijsmansAdvanced genetic solutions will improve animal welfare
Hendrix Genetics has joined a research alliance to develop pioneering genetic technology. Through the use of precision breeding, this group hopes to end the surgical castrations of male piglets.
May 3, 2018, by Frans van SambeekLaying hens unlock natural defences to ward off disease
A new genetic link to the immune system in laying hens has been discovered that could result in laying hens being born resistant to many diseases.
April 19, 2018, by Bram VisserArtificial intelligence project opens new possibilities in swine
The swine AI (Artificial Intelligence) project that Hendrix Genetics and its partner BrainCreators are working on, is using AI to predict individual slaughterhouse traits for swine before they are ...
April 4, 2018, by Victor SantiagoThe cycle of feed and food, what is sustainable long term?
Is it efficient to grow crops to feed animals if it could also be used for human food?
March 21, 2018, by Johan van ArendonkAn insight into the Genetics Applied to Livestock Production World Congress
In February of this year, the World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production was held. Get to know the insights, trends and key outcomes of the event.
March 8, 2018, by Helen WojcinskiHendrix Genetics, first to be certified in France and Poland for PAACO
Our commitment to animal welfare is a top priority, this step is important for standardizing and auditing our efforts on a global scale.
March 1, 2018, by Robbert BlonkTroutlodge improves resistance to Bacterial Cold Water Disease using Genomic selection
Recent disease challenges performed by Troutlodge in cooperation with the USDA show fantastic results for genomic selection.
Feb. 1, 2018, by Robbert BlonkImproving breeding to combat Amoebic Gill Disease in Salmon
Hendrix Genetics, along with its partners, work to use animal breeding to combat AGD in salmon.
Jan. 31, 2018, by Abe HuismanHendrix Genetics swine geneticists innovate for efficiency and results
Innovative breakthrough in swine genetics to be presented at WCGALP in New Zealand
Jan. 24, 2018, by Johan van ArendonkNew blockchain project involving turkeys and animal welfare
Hendrix Genetics has teamed up with some of Europe’s industry leaders to use blockchain to provide a transparent, efficient, supply chain that is compliant with the the one-star animal welfare stan...
Dec. 15, 2017, by Hendrix GeneticsHendrix Genetics announces CFO retirement and successor appointment
Hendrix Genetics announced today the retirement of its Chief Financial Officer(CFO), Luc Claessens, effective March 31, 2018. Mariëtte Ferrari, who is currently serving as the company’s Director ER...
Dec. 1, 2017, by Hendrix GeneticsHendrix Genetics appoints new Managing Director Swine
Following the appointment of Raf Beeren as Managing Director Business Unit Turkeys, Hendrix Genetics announced that Luis Prieto Garcia will succeed Raf Beeren in the position of Managing Director B...
Nov. 30, 2017, by Luis Prieto GarciaHendrix Genetics’ swine are winning over Central and South America
Hendrix Genetics, through its swine brand Hypor is experiencing tremendous growth in Latin America. Various factors, which range from a great product that offers true value for money, to hands on c...
Nov. 21, 2017, by Hendrix GeneticsHendrix Genetics opens innovative Chilean aquaculture breeding center
Located in Catripulli, in the commune of Curarrehue, the center was inaugurated this Tuesday 21. It will produce eyed eggs of Atlantic salmon and sea trout. Optimizing the competitiveness of the C...
Nov. 8, 2017, by Hendrix GeneticsTop management changes to realize our ambitious plans
Hendrix Genetics’ ambitious Vision 2020 plan calls for significant growth and investment. A successful transition of the organization structure is part of the plan and a natural step in the develop...
Nov. 1, 2017, by Neil ManchesterAdvancing shrimp breeding to meet the growing demand
Shrimp may be a tiny animal, but they punch above their weight in several fronts. It is the fastest growing protein in aquaculture and a major source of income for many coastal areas globally. Shri...
Oct. 25, 2017, by Blair McCorristonHendrix Genetics hosts grand opening of new turkey hatchery in Nebraska
A rare opportunity presented itself to the local community, government and city officials, when they were invited to tour and learn about the new Hendrix Genetics parent stock turkey hatchery in Be...
Oct. 5, 2017, by Marcel HuijsmansStrengthening the industries health goals with better biosecurity
Since 2016 a Hendrix Genetics core team has worked on improving biosecurity around the globe. How can we face disease challenges in poultry and swine? Normally we talk about progressing genetic res...
Sept. 26, 2017, by Matt McCreadyHendrix Genetics breaks ground on new commercial turkey hatchery
There was an air of excitement in Beresford, South Dakota today as Hendrix Genetics and local officials welcomed the community to a ground-breaking ceremony on their new commercial turkey hatchery....
Sept. 19, 2017, by Hendrix GeneticsHendrix Genetic proud partner of innovative layer farm concept
On September 15, the first innovative Kipster layer farm was officially opened. Hendrix Genetics is supporter and proud partner of this concept. The first flock of 24,000 Dekalb White laying hens w...
July 13, 2017, by Marcel HuijsmansOfficial opening new trout egg incubation facility
Hendrix Genetics is investing in the growing aquaculture industry. Shortly after the acquisition of Troutlodge, the world's leading supplier of trout genetics, the renovation of the trout egg incu...
July 10, 2017, by Matt McCreadyHendrix Genetics partners with Heering and Veit on new distribution fleet
New, modern fleet to include 16 vehicles to transport Hybrid eggs and poults throughout the USANew fleet represents a $5 million investment in advanced logistics for the USA turkey industry
June 27, 2017, by Matt McCreadyHendrix Genetics announces new commercial hatchery in Beresford, SD
Strategically located turkey hatchery to provide 30 million day-old Hybrid poults.Hendrix Genetics estimates over 100 temporary and permanent jobs will be created because of the project. Commercial...
June 23, 2017, by Marcel HuijsmansJerry Moye appointed new member of International Advisory Board
Hendrix Genetics has appointed Jerry Moye as new member of its International Advisory Board (IAB). The appointment takes effect on 22 June 2017.
May 30, 2017, by Marcel HuijsmansTraditional poultry in strategic partnership with Sasso
With the growing market for tradition and taste, Sasso and Hendrix Genetics have joined forces in traditional broiler breeding. Hendrix Genetics recognized the interest in traditional poultry sever...
May 26, 2017, by Blair McCorristonHybrid Turkeys receives funding for $6 million genomic selection project
Academia, government, industry partners and funding recipients attended a press conference at the University of Guelph on Friday as Kate Young, Canadian Parliamentary Secretary for Science, announc...
April 25, 2017Chairman Hendrix Genetics’ International Advisory Board Retires
Richard van Wijnbergen has retired as Chairman of the International Advisory Board (IAB) of Hendrix Genetics on April 20, 2017. He will be succeeded by Aalt Dijkhuizen, member of the board since 20...
April 18, 2017Supporting the innovative laying hen farm of Kipster
Kipster, a new Dutch company, is set to build an innovative laying hen house. Hendrix Genetics teams up with the four entrepreneurs of Kipster. It will be the most modern laying hen farm in the wor...
March 16, 2017Hybrid Turkeys announces major investments in USA supply chain.
Hybrid Turkeys announces major investments in USA supply chain. US market to receive day old commercial turkeys direct from primary breeder. Top quality poults to meet the demands of the modern ind...
Dec. 20, 2016, by Marcel HuijsmansHendrix Genetics and Mobarakandish Sign Agreement to Produce Troutlodge Eggs in Iran
Hendrix Genetics, through its 100% subsidiary Troutlodge Inc, the world leader in trout genetics and production of trout eggs and Mobarakandish, a leading animal breeding company in Iran, owned by ...
Dec. 20, 2016, by Marcel HuijsmansManagement Changes in Hendrix Genetics’ Troutlodge Operations
Effective January 1st, 2017, Mr. Keith Drynan has been appointed as General Manager of Troutlodge Inc. In this position, he will take over full responsibilities from Mr. Steve Brown who simultaneou...
Nov. 22, 2016Hendrix Genetics Pledges $68,000 to Local Nutrition Programs
Hendrix Genetics is committed to giving back, not only to the industries in which we do business, but also to the communities in which we work.
Nov. 10, 2016Research alliance to improve aquaculture and livestock breeding
The University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute and Hendrix Genetics, a global leader in animal breeding, have established a research agreement to improve the sustainability of animal production.
Sept. 16, 2016Hendrix Genetics Showcases $200,000 Investment in North American Poultry Laboratory
Providing high health, salmonella-negative flocks and ensuring clean and pathogen-free facilities are our top priority. For this reason, we are proud to highlight the recent expansion of our North ...
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