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on January 8, 2018

Biosecurity, technology define new layer hatchery

The new Hendrix operation in Grand Island, Nebraska, uses the latest technology to deliver chicks to customers in the Midwest and around the country.

Biosecurity and technology are at the heart of Hendrix Genetics’ new hatchery facility near Grand Island, Nebraska.

The $18 million facility opened in August 2017 and hatched its first eggs in September 2017. The hatchery will supply chicks for 10 percent of the US layer market and is already shipping…

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