Hy-Line International Names Internal Technical Services Manager06 August 2015
US - Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, announces the promotion of Dr Travis Schaal, DVM, to internal technical services manager.
In addition to serving on Hy-Line’s Global Technical Services team, he will manage Hy-Line’s programs related to bird health, monitoring, welfare, biosecurity and regulatory compliance.
This includes directly supervising operations for Hy-Line’s grandparent and great-grandparent breeding stock farms and leading the Flock Services Team strategic working group. He will continue to be based out of Hy-Line’s production office in Dallas Center, Iowa, USA.
“We are proud of Dr Schaal’s dedication to help protect Hy-Line genetics and ensure their viability for years to come,” said Jonathan Cade, president of Hy-Line International.
Founded in 1936 by Henry A. Wallace, Hy-Line was the first poultry breeding company to apply the principles of hybridization to commercial layer breeding.
Today, Hy-Line International continues to be a pioneer as the first company with its own in-house molecular genetics team leading the industry in application of DNA-based technology to its breeding and genetics program.
Hy-Line produces and sells both brown and white egg stock to more than 120 countries worldwide and is the largest selling layer in the American egg industry and around the world.
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