Taking responsibility
Building trust

Our customers include entrepreneurs, go-getters, family-owned firms – Swiss animal welfare standards are among the world’s strictest – For many small and mid-sized farms, poultry and egg production is a core activity that allows them to make a living and secure their future. 

Our customers are VISIONARY THINKERS who know how crucial it is for Swiss consumers to have trust in our Agriculture. The consumer expects high standards of care, quality and transparency.


1988 SAVICO AG (egg trading and chick breeding business)
founded by Franz Hodel
1994 Founding of hatchery Weierweid AG (BWAG)
1998 BWAG renamed Prodavi SA
2009 New hatchery built in Guggenhusen
2015 Move to new building at Hobimag 1, Schötz
Administrative HQ, production facility, transport hub
2017 André Hodel takes over as CEO
2019 New building moved into at Hobimag 2, Schötz
warehousing, crate disinfection facility
2022 New hatchery will open in Sempach

Taking responsibility

  • for an extremely high quality of Swiss egg production
  • for production volumes that meet demand while staying true to our animal welfare ethos
  • for a sustainable future for poultry farmers and egg producers
  • for the excellent reputation of the Swiss poultry business
  • for the next generation

Building trust

  • professional advice & support on a partnership basis
  • consistently high bird quality
  • inclusive service
  • forward-looking, networked actions that benefit poultry farmers
  • quality assured by a rigorous hygiene and monitoring concept at all levels