New feed mill for Pilgrim's Pride Corp.
A new feed mill
for Pilgrim's Pride Corporation's Natchitoches complex in Louisiana, USA will be officially opened on
Construction began in January 2006 on a 250-acre site
leased from the city of Natchitoches
by the Louisiana Department of
Agriculture and Forestry.
The $18 million feed mill, which will employ
approximately 30 people, contains large grain storage facilities to allow
significant purchases of locally-grown grain. It is located along the Union
Pacific Railway and is capable of handling 110-car unit trains.
estimate 3.5 million bushels of Louisiana-produced corn and soybeans will be
bought annually by the mill. The mill will have the capacity to produce 6,000
tons of poultry feed per week.Related website:
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