Specialist genetics support
Xelect has well equipped laboratories at our headquarters in St Andrews (UK) with state-of-the-art genotyping platforms and DNA sequencing facilities enabling us to provide a complete package of breeding support delivered by a world-class team of biologists, bioinformaticians and quantitative geneticists.
Our well-equipped laboratories also carry out service work including DNA extraction and normalisation, genotyping, DNA-based sex determination, flesh quality consultancy and ‘next day’ triploidy testing of live eggs.
Research and innovation is built into our DNA. Xelect employs leading scientists and collaborates with major academic research groups in genetics and breeding across Europe. We have an active research and development pipeline to develop new genetic tools and computational methods as well as hardware to measure traits related to body shape and pigmentation.
We take pride in the high levels of satisfaction achieved for our services among our customers in 17 countries across Europe. North and South America, SE Asia and Oceania.