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Hendrix Acquires Integra and Avigen

by 5m Editor
19 October 2009, at 12:10pm

EU - Hendrix Genetics has acquired Integra a.s. and its subsidiary, Avigen s.r.o., of the Czech Republic from Trouw Nutrition Biofaktory SRO.

Hendrix Genetics has completed the acquisition of the majority shareholding of Trouw Nutrition Biofaktory in Integra in Zabcice, Czech Republic. Hendrix already owned 34 per cent Integra. With Petr Krul as General Manager, Integra becomes a managed part of the Poultry Distribution Division (PDD), under the leadership of Laurent Taalbi.

Integra a.s., founded in 1990 by the late Stanilav Jerabek, is the preferred partner of the egg industry in the Czech Republic and the region for almost 20 years and produces ISA, Bovans and Hisex commercial layers for intensive and alternative production. It has 80 employees and owns two hatcheries (in Zabcice and Osek) and the related parent stock and rearing farms, with total annual capacity of around 12 million layer day-old chicks.

Avigen s.r.o owns and markets seven pure breeding lines of MOoravia Black and Brown birds.