Verbeek's Hatchery will build a new layer hatchery in
Zeewolde, replacing the current one in Lunteren, and will have a capacity of 30
mln female chicks per year.
The construction as such will have the possibility to expand toward 40 mln
Due to the continuous growth, the current hatchery has become too small.
The new hatchery will be built on a 2,5 hectare piece of land and arranged with
the most modern scientific insights. There are no poultry farms in the direct
It is expected that the hatchery will be ready at the end of 2009.