TUNS FARMS NIGERIA LIMITED comprises of four units which includes:
- The Breeder farm
- The Hatchery
- The Feed Mills
- Live Bird Processing Plant
Equipped with auto-climatically controlled and bio-secured poultry houses with laying broiler parents from globally acclaimed breeds like Cobb and Arbor Acre.
The houses are tailored towards what is obtainable as the global standard for poultry production. This housing system provides our birds with the right environmental conditions to optimally express their genetic potential.
Right from the brooding stage, the birds are given excellent care and health management through the rearing stage and ultimately to the production phase.
The Hatching eggs produced by this breeder flock are then collected, fumigated and transferred to the Hatchery.
The Farm has full complement of qualified and seasoned professionals to pilot its operations.
The quality of the hatching eggs from our breeder farm is foundational to the high quality of the day old chicks produced by our hatchery.
The Hatchery is equipped with modern setters and hatchers which are manned by qualified and experienced personnel.
The operations of the hatchery are governed by sets of operating procedures and work instructions backed by the up to date industry standard GMPs.
TUNS FEED MILL
The Mills produces qualitative poultry feeds rich in protein and adequate energy for our out-grower farmers as well as the breeder farm.
The products from the Mills are formulated by seasoned animal nutritionists with the requisite qualification and experience coupled with inputs from globally recognized feed laboratories in Europe.
The Unit coordinates the contract farming operations of the Company and serves as a link in the integration of the farms operation.
The unit comprises of professionals that includes Veterinarians, Animal scientists and Animal Nutritionists saddled with the responsibility of providing technical support to the farmers on a regular basis making necessary observations and changes in their operations.
The team certifies and recommends farms for participation in the out-grower scheme, monitor the activities and performance of these farmers, organizes the logistics for culling and keep records of the accounts of farmers.
LIVE BIRD PROCESSING PLANT
The unit is equipped with a semi-automated chicken processing line and consists of six main sections designed to conform operationally to global food safety and quality systems standards. The six operational units are:
- ARRIVAL SECTION
- SLAUGTERING SECTION
- EVISCERATION SECTION
- PACKAGING UNIT
- CUT-UP UNIT
- GRADING UNIT
The production of frozen chicken and other proprietary cuts in this facility are guided by risk-based HACCP plan drawn and implemented by a seasoned quality assurance team.
The unit is audited by International food safety auditors on an annual basis with regular compliance visits from other Industry regulators.