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The limits of genetic potential

Laying hens and broilers have enjoyed great leaps in performance over the decades in which large-scale genetic...

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Breeding a healthier hen is possible

Postdoctoral researcher Tom Berghof discovered that it’s possible to breed selectively on the amount of ‘natural...

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Aviagen to buy Hubbard Breeders

Global genetics firm Aviagen is to buy Hubbard Breeders, the broiler breeding division of Group Grimaud.