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Project Description

Tyson Foods is the top chicken producer in the United States, processing 35 million heads of chicken per week and operating 45 poultry facilities. For its Union, Mississippi location, Todd & Sargent helped Tyson create a poultry feed mill capable of keeping up with its feed grain demands.


  • High Speed Rail Unloading
    • Two parallel systems rated at 20,000 CFH with common top distribution to new silo and existing rated at 40,000 CFH
    • New 40,000 CFH distributor and spouting to existing grain bins
    • Two rail mounted hydraulic rail car opener
    • New 24' wide x 143' long rail unload enclosure
  • New Whole Grain Storage
    • New 332,500 bushel grain silo, flat floored with reclaim conveyor in tunnel
    • Brock ABC bin sweep
  • New Third Grinder System
    • New 60 TPH grinder with air system, reclaim conveyor leg, transfer drag and distributor/spouting to existing ground grain bins
  • Install new grain reclaim conveyors and spouting to existing grinding systems
  • New Pelleting Line
    • Install new third pelleting line
    • 60 TPH, 500 HP pelletmill, counterflow cooler and air system
    • New pellet leg and distributor​
  • Loadout System
    • Replace feed loadout conveyors and spouts to provide automated truck loading in two driveways

Project Notes

Tyson operates its own poultry feed mills to produce scientifically-formulated feeds.  


Project Name:

Poultry Feed Mill Addition

Client Name: Tyson
Industry: Feed
Location: Union, MS

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