Hubbard to become a subsidiary of Aviagen Group
August 1, 2017 - HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Aviagen®, today announced that it has signed an agreement to purchase Hubbard Breeders, the broiler genetics division of Groupe Grimaud. The agreement between the two companies was signed on July 31, 2017, and will be concluded later this year. As part of the agreement, Hubbard will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Aviagen Group, under the direction of Aviagen CEO Jan Henriksen. It will remain an independent broiler breeding company with separate breeding and commercial activities, and will continue to be headquartered in France.
Hubbard M22: New yield male
The Hubbard M22 is a multimillion dollar investment to develop a suitable male line in response to markets where the percentage breast meat is the deciding factor in the choice of breeder packages.
China chooses Hubbard
Hubbard continues its fast growth in Asia. After significant market share increase in India, where Saguna Foods, sixth largest broiler producer in Asia, has chosen Hubbard F15, Hubbard has also made a major leap in the Chinese market.
Agricultural Holding poultry company ZAO “Oktyabrskaya” - a leader with progressive vision
Years of experience in working with Hubbard F15 allow Agricultural Holding to improve the efficiency of the broiler production in its farms and to remain the industry leader. Continuous growth of the genetic potential of the parent stock F15 is expressed in performance results which in 2016 have shown, with floor management, 98.8% liveability, 1.54 kg/kg of feed conversion ratio, and 62.15 g of average daily gain.
2016 production results of Hubbard F15 raised in cages
Analysis of the results of broiler production, provided by farms working with cage equipment, shows the ability of Hubbard F15 to withstand high densities at various production techniques (with or without thinning, with slower growth or without exceeding the safe density at slaughter).