Hy-Line International Names Flock Performance Database Manager08 April 2016
US - Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, announces the addition of Mr. Ken Kerr as international flock performance database manager.
His responsibilities include entering, analyzing and reporting flock performance data from Hy-Line’s flocks and those of its customers worldwide. He is based out of Hy-Line’s corporate office in West Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
“Ken’s expertise will bolster our efforts to benchmark Hy-Line layer performance throughout the world,” said Thomas Dixon, international sales and marketing director for Hy-Line International. “The data will allow our technical services veterinarians to recommend targeted approaches to assist our end customers to maximize our varieties’ genetic potential.”
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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