November 18, 2011
China - Update on recent industry developments (week ended Nov 18, 2011)
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Shanxi Daxiang Group establishes RMB500-million integrated broiler base
Shanxi Daxiang Group has signed an agreement to build a RMB500-million integrated broiler base in Huguan county, Shanxi's Changzhi city.
The 200-mu base will include a 240,000-tonne feed mill, a 50-million-bird slaughtering plant, three breeding farms each housing 100,000 sets of parent-stock broilers, a hatchery capable of producing 50 million commercial chicks, as well as 10 standardised broiler demonstration farms. Construction period is set to be two years.
Tangrenshen sets up feed production line, research centre in Hebei
Tangrenshen Group will set up a 300,000-tonne high-tech feed production line and a feed research centre in Hebei's Hengshui Economic Development Zone. The RMB110-million operation, which covers 50 mu in area, will fetch RMB300 million in annual sales revenue once fully operational.
Two 100,000-head hog farms reside in Henan's Yiyang
Senlong Group Huatai Animal Husbandry Co Ltd began constructing a 100,000-head hog farm in Yiyang county, Henan's Luoyang city. Annual output values are estimated at RMB210 million for the 1,000-mu site.
Another hog farm of similar capacity invested by Guangdong Wanhe Animal Husbandry Co Ltd will also be built in Yiyang county. Occupying 450 mu in area, this RMB120-million farm will take two years to finish.
RMB2-billion integrated broiler operation breaks ground in Anhui
Anhui Chengda Livestock Investment and Development Co Ltd, a RMB2-billion integrated broiler company set up by Dalian Chengda Food Group, broke ground in Guzhen county, Bangbu city of Anhui.
First-phase construction will include a 500,000-bird processing plant, 50 small rearing units spanning 100 mu each and a 500,000-tonne feed mill. Second-phase construction will feature a large-scale chicken product processing line and a 600,000-bird breeder broiler farm. Upon full completion, annual output values and profits are estimated at RMB5 billion and RMB200 million, respectively.
Hunan receives first shipment of English breeder hogs
Hunan Yongchang Eco Farming Livestock Company, a RMB20-million subsidiary of Dakang Muye Co Ltd, has recently imported 300 Yorkshire lean breeder hogs from England with a cost of over RMB9 million. The company has a 40,000-sq-m pig shed which can hold up to 2,200 breeder hogs.
Shaanxi builds China's largest goat milk powder production base
Milkgoat (China) Goat Dairy Co Ltd is building a RMB156-million goat dairy processing facility in Shaanxi's Weinan city, touted to be the largest goat milk powder production base in China.
The 103-mu plant, which is equipped with milk powder and liquid milk processing lines, is capable of handling 400 tonnes of fresh milk daily, as well as producing 6,100 tonnes of goat milk powder, 37,000 tonnes of liquid goat milk, 500 tonnes of goat cheese and 150 tonnes of whey annually.