Herbruck Poultry Ranch undergoes expansion
A grant has been approved to Ionia County for road improvements needed to support the expansion of Herbruck Poultry Ranch.
Michigan economic development officials recently announced a $400,000 grant to Ionia County for road improvements neccssary to support Herbruck Poultry Ranch’s expansion. It is expected that the project will create 40 jobs with private investment of $12 million.
Herbruck is the largest producer of organic eggs in the US, and has been operating in Michigan for the past 50 years. Plans are underway for a new cage-free housing facility for 300,000 laying hens and in-line egg processing plant, located on Grand River Ave. between Jordan Lake and Nash roads.
The Ionia County Board of Commissioners, Ionia County Rural Task Force, Ionia County Road Commission and Berlin and Boston townships will combine to contribute more than $2.4 million to support the project.