May 18, 2020

Hy-Line International Adds to Southeast Asia Technical Service Team


Hy-Line International, the world leader in layer poultry genetics, is pleased to announce Dr. Santana Dewa Made has joined Hy-Line International as a Technical Specialist in Southeast Asia. He will assist customers in the region with achieving the best performance and profitability from their Hy-Line layers by advising them on management, welfare, and biosecurity matters. He is based in Indonesia, which is consistent with Hy-Line’s “global, yet local” position.

“We are happy to have Dr. Santana join the Hy-Line team,” said Dr. Ian Rubinoff, global technical services director for Hy-Line International. “His experience as a veterinarian working with hatcheries, commercial layers, parent stock and grandparent stock enhances the technical service we provide to customers in Southeast Asia.”

Prior to joining Hy-Line International, Dr. Santana worked for PT Vaksindo Satwa Nusantara, providing technical service for East Java and Bali and for PT Charoen Pokphand Jaya farm and hatchery, with commercial, parent, and grandparent birds. He has also written articles on biosecurity, Newcastle Disease and various housing systems for Trobos Magazine.

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Founded in 1936 by Henry A. Wallace, Hy-Line was the first poultry breeding company to apply the principles of hybridization to commercial layer breeding. Today, Hy-Line International continues to be a pioneer as the first company with its own in-house molecular genetics team leading the industry in application of DNA-based technology to its breeding and genetics program. Hy-Line produces and sells both brown, tint and white egg stock to more than 120 countries worldwide and is the largest selling layer around the world.