Aviagen opens new hatchery in Texas

On December 15, 2023, in Industry Notes, by David Elrod

Aviagen this week announced it has opened its 9th U.S. hatchery in Longview, Texas.

With a capacity to set 1.1 million eggs per week, the new hatchery includes a significant investment in automation capabilities and is equipped with innovative features designed to ensure strict biosecurity measures. The facility also incorporates energy-efficient technology and environmentally friendly practices.

The facility is Aviagen’s first in the state of Texas.

“We are proud to introduce our Longview hatchery, our response to the increasing demand for quality breeding stock that will serve as a sustainable food source,” President of Aviagen North America Dr. Marc de Beer said. “This facility is a testament to our commitment to ‘Breeding Success Together’ with local poultry producers, supporting their growth and success as they diligently feed communities in North America and worldwide.”