News last update:14 Jan 2016

Russia: New feed mill in Kurgan to meet region’s demand

A large feed mill has been opened in the Chastoozere district of the Kurgan region in South Russia, which is expected to meet the feed demand of the entire region.

The facility has an area of 10,000 square meters and a capacity of 7 tonnes of feed per hour. The mill will also produce canola oil and meal in the foreseeable future.

"This facility was built as part of the large, long-term program to create a large meat production “cluster” in the eastern part of our region. I think the plant will have a serious role in our feed chain as it was constructed with future contracts in mind," Deputy Governor Sergey Zhdanov, said at the opening ceremony.

According to a representatives of the project, the State Duma member Alexander Iltyakov, a the feed mill is also one of the objectives of the genetic center to be established in Chastoozere district. Currently the company covers the feed demand of the local pig farms, but its capacity is capable of meeting the demand of 2.5 million pigs or cattle, so in fact the enterprise could cover the demand of the whole region.

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