Sanderson Farms to Build New Poultry Feedmill

Sanderson Farms of Laurel, Mississippi has awarded Todd & Sargent the contract to engineer and construct their new poultry feedmill in Oakwood, Texas. Sanderson Farms is the third largest fully integrated poultry producer in the United States. This new mill will feature the following:
Two Receiving Systems

  • Rail receiving rated at 45,000 BPH
  • Truck receiving rated at 14,000 CFH/280 TPH

Ingredient Storage Bins

  • 19 ingredient bins to mixer - 3,900 tons
  • 4 pellet mill surge bins - 290 tons
  • 22 bulk loadout bins - 3,000 tons (dual driveways)

Whole Grain Storage - 600,000 bushel capacity

Soybean Meal Storage - 8,400 tons

Batching - 216 TPH capacity

  • One 12-ton mixer
  • One 20-bin micro ingredient system

Pelleting - 180 TPH

  • Two pellet lines each providing 90 TPH
  • Two pellet mills, each with dual conditioners, horizontal coolers, and a crumbler.

Support Systems

  • Complete electrical, plant automation, and mechanical installation

This will be the sixth feedmill that Todd & Sargent has built for Sanderson Farms. Other facilities are in McComb, Mississippi; Adel, Georgia; Collins, Mississippi; Easterly, Texas; and Kinston, North Carolina. Dennis Taggart is the Superintendent on this project.