World's largest layer hatchery to be built in China

New facility will have total capacity of 55 million commercial layers per year.

HatchTech, HuaYu and Hy-Line officially signed a contract Sept. 6 for the construction of the world’s largest layer hatchery. The hatchery will be built in Handan, in the Hebei province of China, and will have a total capacity of 55 million commercial layers per year.

Patented MicroClimer technology in HatchTech’s setters and hatchers will allow the embryos to be incubated in the most uniformly controlled environment available on the market. The technology allows high-velocity airf

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