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Project Description

Pilgrim’s is the second-largest chicken producer in the world. Pilgrim’s has the capacity to process more than 34 million birds per week for a total of more than over 7 billion pounds of live chicken annually. With corporate headquarters in Greeley, Colorado, Pilgrim’s has operations in 12 U.S. states, as well as Mexico and Puerto Rico.

Summary of Project Features

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

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)

Whole Grain Storage: 900,000 bushel capacity

Grinding Systems:

    • 120 TPH fine grinding system

    • 60 TPH coarse grinding system

Batching: 240 TPH

    • One 12 ton twin shaft mixer

    • One eight-ton twin shaft mixer

    • Two 20 bin micro ingredient system

    • Two four-bin tote system

Pelleting: 225 TPH

    • Three pellet lines each providing 75 TPH

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

      cooler and crumbler

Support Systems

• Complete plant automation, electrical, and mechanical installation

Project Name:

20,000 TPW Poultry Feed Mill

Client Name: Pilgrim's
Industry: Feed
Location: Ranger, GA

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