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Hy-Line International Scientist Recognised for Contribution to Poultry Science

06 September 2016
Hy-Line International

US - Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce that Dr Janet Fulton, Molecular Geneticist for Hy-Line International, has received the USPOULTRY Distinguished Poultry Industry Career Award at the Poultry Science Association annual meeting this June in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Dr Fulton’s achievements in molecular genetics lead to her nomination and selection to receive this prestigious award by industry peers. She has lead Hy-Line’s advancements in molecular genetics since 1996, providing superior genetics to Hy-Line customers.

“We are extremely proud of Dr Fulton and her innovative accomplishments in molecular genetics,” commented Dr Neil O’Sullivan, Director of Research and Development for Hy-Line International. “She has played a significant role in keeping Hy-Line genetic selection at the forefront of technology and advancing the global egg industry.”

Founded in 1936 by Henry A. Wallace, Hy-Line was the first poultry breeding company to apply the principles of hybridisation 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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