40 years of experience in rabbit industry breeder performance.
In 1978, on the strength of a first successful experiment in duck breeding, the Grimaud brothers decided to start producing breeding rabbits. The first ones were marketed under the HYLA brand.
In 1984, Grimaud Frères set up its own rabbit’s selection project in the form of a partnership with INRA in Toulouse (France), and created its own brand, HYPLUS.
Strong innovations in the business sector: Artificial insemination, breeding management techniques…
Creation of Grimaud Italia which, 30 years later, remains an essential partner in the Italian sector.
Grimaud Frères embarked on a new venture, focused on producing pharmaceutical raw materials from rabbits.
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In the space of 25 years, Grimaud Frères and its partners had made numerous innovations which had profoundly modified rabbit farming, making it possible to attain the position of European leader.
The company began exporting its products all over the world.
In 2010, Hypharm became a full Groupe company.
In 2017, following a merger-takeover operation, HYPHARM and EUROLAP united their destinies and together reconsidered their new genetic offering.
New design of a unified selection scheme around the notion of breeding SUSTAINABILITY, the opening of genetic pools, new breed blends and creation of new lines.
Performance validation and commercial launch of new HYLA and HYPLUS female line products within the new OPTIMA range…
Hypharm, the RABBIT subsidiary of Groupe Grimaud
Hypharm is Groupe Grimaud’s rabbit farming branch; the brand is active in 25 countries.