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Teun van de Braak, M.Sc.,
National Training Co-ordinator
The Netherlands


Hendrix Genetics is one of the world’s leading breeders and distributors of white and brown layers. In our well-balanced breeding program, we focus heavily on sustainable egg production: thereby considering the needs of the birds, the environment and the various stakeholders. Our general motto is: Better breeding today, for a brighter life tomorrow!

Teun van de Braak (the Netherlands, born ’87) grew up in the Dutch country side. Since he was a young kid he bred poultry; varying from Wyandotte bantams to Rhea Americana’s. Teun got enrolled in a bachelor program of Animal Sciences at Wageningen University in 2005, which was followed by a master’s in animal Breeding and Genetics at the aforementioned institute. After receiving his M.Sc. degree in 2010, he started off as a geneticist at the Laying hen Breeding department of Hendrix-Genetics and grew into the role of product manager in 2018. Besides his involvement in poultry breeding and product management Teun has been responsible for the Dutch implementation of the HG Animal Welfare program for laying hens.