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U.S. trout incubation facility opened for 100 million eggs

Staff Writer |
A renovated trout egg incubation facility has opened in Washington with the ability to incubate as many as 100m trout eggs at one time.

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Following its acquisition and subsequent redevelopment by Netherlands-founded Hendrix Genetics, Troutlodge, located in Bonney Lake, Washington, can incubate eggs at several different temperatures, as well as sterilising and reusing the incubation water several times.

With the acquisition of Troutlodge, Hendrix Genetics, which also owns Landcatch, is believed to be the largest global supplier of live trout eggs.

It operates fourteen breeding and production locations on three continents.


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