August 12, 2008


Cherkizovo completes reconstruction of first zone at poultry plant

Russian meat producer Cherkizovo Group has completed the reconstruction of the first zone site, Vertunovka, which is part of its Vasiljevskaya poultry facility based in Penza.


Cherkizovo said Vertunovka will consists of 48 birdhouses after the reconstruction that is expected to finish by the end of 2009. The first zone consists of 12 birdhouses.


Total production capacity is expected to reach 55 million incubatory eggs per year.


Cherkizovo has invested over US$20 million in the building and equipping of the first zone site, and a total of about US$75 million on Vertunovka.

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