As you surely know, the World Health Organization (WHO) has classified the spread of Corona virus (COVID‐19) as a pandemic.
In this situation, we consider it necessary to inform you that, while fully respecting the governmental measures, Bábolna TETRA Kft. continues to operate its activity. We still accept orders for our products, and we are planning to fulfil the contracted items as we confirmed.
At the same time, we have taken additional security measures to protect our customers, our employees and their families. At our sites, including our office buildings, we have tightened our hygiene rules and enforced their compliance.
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.