hy-line in business 80 years

Hy-line International

Hy-Line International, Hy-Line UK’s parent company, was founded in 1936. Hy-Line has access to one of the world's most extensive gene pools and the Hy-Line brand dominates the huge American egg industry.

Internationally, Hy-Line International has developed a distribution system that covers more than 110 countries worldwide. Hy-Line breeds are sold in the northern and southern hemispheres from the Artic to the Antarctic through a network of national distributors, wholly owned subsidiaries and joint venture organisations.




New Techincal Update: Understanding Poultry Lighting


Light is critical for egg production and pullet growth. In most housing systems, artificial light is utilised to maximise production in pullets, layers and breeders.

Today, a variety of different bulbs are available to illuminate the inside of a poultry house, all of which have benefits and shortcomings.


Read our Technical update: Understanding Poultry lighting here

Terry Ellener receives Lifetime Achievement Award at the British Free Range Egg Producers’ Association Annual Award

2014’s Free Range Awards were distributed recently and a retired Hy-Line UK employee received a lifetime achievement award.

Organic farm in Mid Wales gets the best from its 16,000 Hy-Line hens

In 2009 Geraint and Anabel Powell set up their free-range flock as part of a farm diversification project. Their farm near Kerry, Powys has been reaping the benefits ever since. The couple has been able to extract maximum value from their 16,000 strong Hy-Line Brown flock.

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