Netherlands poultry breeding group Hendrix Genetics has completed its acquisition of Scottish salmon breeder Landcatch, leading the company into the aquaculture market for the first time. 

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Landcatch is a supplier of Atlantic salmon eggs and juveniles from land-based breeding and production sites in Scotland. Also included in the acquisition is Landcatch Natural Selection, which supplies advanced selective breeding technologies in Atlantic salmon. Hendrix has called the acquisition "a natural fit with our existing multi-species portfolio." With the addition of Landcatch, the company now has five divisions covering the poultry, pig and aquaculture markets.