Feed Management - November/December 2017 - 10
10 ❙ FeedManagement
MILL ADAPTS POULTRY FEED
2 for humane production practices.
These birds are fed all-vegetable,
"It's no longer a trend, it's the
market," added Frank Singleton, who
handles Wayne Farms' media relations. "Wayne Farms has been very
progressive in hitting the curve [with
The Ozark mill operates dual truck
loadout bays with 6,000 tons
of finished feed storage. At full
capacity, the mill will ship
120 loads of feed per day.
antibiotic-free production] because
it's about what our customers want."
Decision to build new
Alabama accounts for 60 percent of
Wayne Farms' poultry production. As
its poultry processing operations continued to grow in the state, feed production had "maxed out" at the company's three older feed mills located in
Troy, Alabama; Enterprise, Alabama;
and DeFuniak Springs, Florida.
"To support our growth, we
needed to expand our feed manufac-