About the Company

Venky’s (India) Limited, formerly known as Western Hatcheries Limited and a VH Group company, was established in 1976, mainly to produce day-old layer and broiler chicks for the dense poultry markets of North India.

Over the years, Venky's (India) Limited embarked upon new ventures in regular succession, adding tremendous value to the company, giving it an edge in technology and high returns on investment. The company has steadily grown to over 30 units spread across India.

Today, Venky's impressive portfolio includes animal health products, pellet feeds, processed and further processed chicken products, solvent oil extraction, and SPF eggs. The company's Specific Pathogen Free Egg unit (in technical collaboration with SPAFAS Inc. USA) is among four such units in the world and the only one of its kind in the developing world.

Diversifying from mainstream poultry products, Venkys (India) Limited has added to its credit, manufacturing facilities for nutritional health products for humans, and pet food and health care products. The company has steadily grown to over 30 units spread across India.

The Forbes business magazine of USA ranked Venky's (India) Limited as 67th among the 100 best global small companies in the year 1999-2000.

Product range of the company includes:

  • Vencobb Broiler and Broiler Breeder
  • BV-300 Layer and Layer Breeder
  • Animal Health Products
  • Poultry Vaccines
  • SPF Eggs
  • Incubation Systems
  • Poultry Farm Equipment
  • Poultry Feed
  • Processed Chicken
  • Egg Powder
  • Nutritional Health Products Humans
  • Pet Food and Health Care
  • De-oiled Cake
  • Biosecurity Products

Other group of companies:

  • Venkateshwara Hatcheries Private Limited
  • Venco Research & Breeding Farm Limited
  • Venkateshwara Research & Breeding Farm Limited
  • VJ Equipment Limited
  • VR Equipment Limited
  • Uttara Foods and Feeds Private Limited
  • Shivalik Hatcheries Limited
  • Eastern Hatcheries Limited
  • Venkateshwara Biosentry (India) Limited
  • BV Feed Supplements Manufacturing Company Limited

Major Milestones of the VH Group

The group has been the first in the country to

  • Start pureline research and development in India
  • Use Specific Pathogen Free eggs in the manufacture of poultry vaccines
  • Produce Specific Pathogen Free eggs in India
  • Introduce the concept of combined and inactivated (killed) vaccines
  • Introduce processing of chicken and eggs
  • Manufacture automated poultry equipment
  • Initiate poultry education through the Dr. BV Rao Institute of Poultry Management and Technology
  • Start sophisticated disease diagnostic, surveillance and monitoring laboratories
Parent OrganizationVenky'S (India) Ltd.Managing DirectorB Balaji Rao
Founded1976NSE SymbolVENKEYS