New research centre (Dr. Forgács Barnabás Genetic Research Unit)
Opening of a new hatchery (Szarka Ferenc Hatchery)
Establishment of a new pedigree farm (Gerhard Lorenz Farm)
New hybrids are introduced in the breeding program: THBC, Tetra L Superb, Tint, Amber – to meet special needs on the market.
The broiler division is started.
Privatisation; Bábolna TETRA Kft. is established.
Bábolna HARCO layer hybrid entered the market.
A huge progress was made regarding the animal health status of the breeding flocks, the leucosis-eradication program went successful. TETRA gained market share and exported its hybrids to nearly 60 countries worldwide.
Beginning of large-scale exports of commercial hybrids and parent stocks.
TETRA was registered as a brand and in the same year the brown and the white TETRA layers entered the market along with the TETRA-B broiler.
Dr. Róbert BURGERT was appointed the head of the State Farm (later known as Agro-Industrial Conglomerate) and the basics of industrial poultry breeding were elaborated.
The Bábolna State Farm (Bábolna SF) was established and so was the industrial-scale agriculture marking off the beginning of poultry breeding.
Animal husbandry at Bábolna begun with the founding of the stud farm.