Monroe Cappel Babcock founded Babcock Poultry Farms and went on to become one of the legendary breeders and poultry entrepreneurs of his generation.
Poultry Farms founded
entered stock in egg laying tests. During that time the Babcock Leghorns became
one of the pre-eminent strains of layers in America. These birds set an
all-time world record in egg laying tests. They were acknowledged by many as
the top laying strain in the U.S. and Canada.
Leghorns held the high three-year average at egg laying tests for all pens
entered over all breeders of all breeds in the US.
to results published in the U.S.D.A., Babcock beat all competition in IOFACC
during this four year streak.
1970’s was a period of rapid growth where the brand expanded outside of North
America into Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Babcock continues to be a
trusted brand all over the world.