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Hy-Line International hosts near-record technical school

Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, recently hosted a near record-breaking technical school. The four-day Hy-Line International Technical School attracted more than 150 customers from more than 43 countries. The program highlighted Hy-Line’s accelerated genetic program, along with a series of presentations given by Hy-Line Technical Services and Research teams and industry experts.
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Hy-Line enhances genetic progress with new research farm

New facility in Iowa is dedicated
Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, celebrated the completion of its newest research farm on June 27, surrounded by federal, state and local dignitaries at a ribbon cutting ceremony.
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Egg-Tech Prize opportunity to revolutionize egg production

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) launched the Egg-Tech Prize on March 20. FFAR and the Open Philanthropy Project are together offering up to $6 million in prizes to the firm, group or individual who successfully develops a technology that can accurately and rapidly determine a chick’s sex as early as possible in the egg production process. 
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