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Facilities

PARENT STOCK FARMS

Our parent stock farms are located in Oinofita, Voiotia.
In 6 houses with a capacity of 10,000 hens/house, 60,000 ISA Brown laying hens lay eggs, which will then hatch into laying chicks. The hens are housed in a deep litter, not in battery cages, under ideal  temperature and ventilation conditions. They are monitored daily by our veterinary team. Egg collection is carried out by automatic nests and eggs are transferred to the hatchery using specially converted vehicles.



HATCHERY

Our hatchery is located in Oinofita, Voiotia.
Equipped with state of the art Petersime machines and fully automated, it has a hatching capacity of 24,000,000 eggs/year.
The eggs that are collected  are inspected by the company's veterinarians and then are placed in incubators for 21 days. After the hatching process, our experienced staff carries out the necessary vaccination and quality control on the chicks. Chicks are then transferred via specialized climate-controlled trucks to the rearing houses.
During each incubation, monitoring and disinfections are carried out and strict hygiene standards are applied, guaranteeing the absence of pathogenic organisms and preventing contaminations.


REARING HOUSES

Immediately after hatching, chicks are transferred to rearing houses, where they remain for 16 weeks. Our rearing farms are located in Oinofita (6 houses having a capacity of 60,000 chicks each) and in Alexandroupolis (2 houses of 75,000 chicks each).
Rearing is performed under the supervision of our experienced staff and the guidance of our veterinary team. We provide ideal conditions of ventilation, temperature as well as excellent feed quality, which we manufacture  ourselves, in order to ensure the success of the rearing process.


EGG PRODUCING FARMS

Our 16-week-old pullets are transferred with climate-controlled trucks either to our unit in Alexandroupolis (6 houses of 100,000 pullets each, with battery cages conforming to the latest European standards - Directive 1999/74/EC ) or to our barns in Alogolivado. (3 barns of 18,000 hens each).
Eggs are collected daily. Each egg is inspected by a fully automated grading machine where only the best quality eggs are selected.


EGG PROCESSING PLANT

In 2011 we completed construction of a state of the art egg processing plant in Alexandroupolis. We have a processing capacity of over 2m eggs per day- to be doubled within 2013. Our plant includes fully automated storage facilities for up to 75m eggs at a time. We possess ISO 22000 certification and are members of EEPA (European Egg Processors Association). Our company is commited  to providing the highest standard egg products to the food industry both in Greece and abroad. We produce:

  • Whole egg powder and liquid
  •  Egg yolk powder and liquid
  • Egg white powder and liquid
  • Custom made mixes
zouras farm | 2013