US farm expands Cobb poultry production
Cobb-Vantress has purchased a Texas farm complex that
will go into full production in 2009 to meet the increased demand for Cobb
The new facility, Timberlake Farm, located in Timpson, Texas, USA, covering
268 acres (108 hectares), will house great grandparent level multiplier flocks
to supply grandparent needs for the US and distributors abroad.
There are currently 14 houses on the property. Updates to the farm will
begin immediately, including a new office and a shower facility to comply with
the Cobb biosecurity programme maintained throughout the company.
It is expected that the location will be at full production capacity by the
fall of 2009 with 35-40 employees. Plans are to begin placing birds by July with
the first production in January.
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