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Layer Breeding & Genetics

The latest poultry breeding and genetics research and information from scientists and poultry breeders on producing healthy layers through artificial insemination, selective breeding and genetic engineering.


Top 20 US egg producers in 2020

Learn more about the companies WATT Global Media ranked as the top egg producers in 2020.
The top 20 U.S. egg producers, according to data from Egg Industry’s Top Egg Company Survey.
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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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