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Raeford Farms - Simsboro, LA (Poultry Feed Mill)

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Project Description

20,000 TPW Poultry Feed Mill

1. Contractor/Engineer: Todd & Sargent, Inc., Ames, Iowa

2. Client Data: House of Raeford Farms Inc. is one of the nation’s Top 10 largest chicken producers, providing ready-to-cook and further-processed chicken products to the foodservice, retail and export markets.The company is family owned and operated, and based in Rose Hill, North Carolina, with additional facilities in Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina and South Carolina

3. Summary of Project Features

     A. Two Receiving Systems

         • Rail receiving for corn rated at 60,000 BPH.

         • Rail receiving for soybean meal rated at 560 TPH.

         • Truck receiving rated at 15,000 CFH/300 TPH.

   B. Ingredient Storage Bins

         • 27 ingredient bins to mixer - 4,100 tons

         • One exterior soybean meal silo - 4,200 tons

         • Six pellet mill surge bins - 900 tons

         • 24 bulk loadout bins - 4,300 tons (dual driveways)

   C. Whole Grain Storage: 900,000 bushel capacity.

   D. Grinding Systems:

         • 120 TPH fine grinding system.

         • 60 TPH coarse grinding system.

   E. Batching: 240 TPH

         • One 12 ton twin shaft mixer.

         • One 20 bin micro ingredient system.

         • One 4 bin tote system.

   F. Pelleting: 225 TPH

         • Three pellet lines each providing 75 TPH.

         • Three pellet mills, CPM 9042-122s, each with conditioner, horizontal

              cooler and crumbler.

   G. Support Systems

         • Complete plant automation, electrical and mechanical installation.

Project Name:  Poultry Feed Mill

Client Name: 
Raeford Farms
Simsboro, LA

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