Hybro completes upgrade and expansion at pure line pedigree farm
Dutch broiler breeding company Hybro has completed the second phase
of a redevelopment programme at its pure line pedigree farm in the
The programme of expansion and facilities improvements, which took 18 months
to complete, is already demonstrating substantial improvements.
redevelopment programme was initiated late in 2004, together with the decision
for the establishment of the new PL/GGPS centre in Brazil. Hybro's operations
manager and head of the Herveld Project, Nico Kooter, says the new facilities
fully meet the company's expectations, boosting the pace of Hybro's genetic
"We are now able to extend our PL capacity by
25%, allowing us to conduct more and new measurements at pure line level,"
Kooter explained. "And especially in the field of reproduction-traits, these
investments allow us to add a number of new
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