New feed mill for Pilgrim’s Pride Corp.

30-01-2008 | |

A new feed mill for Pilgrim’s Pride Corporation’s Natchitoches complex in Louisiana, USA will be officially opened on Friday.

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.

Officials
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:
Pilgrim’s Pride
Corporation

To receive more animal feed news, subscribe
here

Correspondents



2/3 articles remaining | Register to continue reading.